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For Charles Darwin—who estimated every acre of land contained 53,000 earthworms—the humble earthworm was the most important creature on the planet. And yet, most people know almost nothing about these little engineers of the earth. We take them for granted but, without the earthworm, the world's soil would be barren, and our gardens, fields, and farms wouldn't be able to g ...more
Hardcover, 208 pages
Published April 1st 2021 by Apollo
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Naja
Jun 06, 2021 rated it really liked it
Earthworms are really out there living their gross lives and making the world better by pooping a lot.
Anyway, this book was pretty good (probably better in print than an audiobook tho if that is an option for you) and moles are pretty fucked up.
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Rokiisun
Mar 22, 2021 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Plenty of information on earthworms.

I haven't ever had the opportunity to learn anything proper about earthworms. They were a topic which never really peaked my interest other than creatures which love to live in good soil and food source for birds, bait for fish and other creatures. However, this book has opened up my eyes to a lot more interesting facts about these small creatures and their ecosystem. A very good read which has allowed me to take on some new knowledge I didn't have prior to re
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Catherine
Feb 06, 2021 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: biodiversitet, garden
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I definitely learned a lot about earthworms!
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