Gallery: Alien Earthworm Invasion is Releasing Carbon Into the Atmosphe...


If Hollywood has taught us one thing, it’s that when it comes to an invasion (alien or otherwise), the United States is excellent at opening a family sized can of whoop ass. However the US is now facing a new alien threat, one that is releasing more carbon into the atmosphere, damaging the country’s woodland nitrogen cycle and undermining native plant species. That’s right, the USA is under attack from earthworms – alien earthworms.

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  1. Charli September 8, 2011 at 9:33 am

    I don’t see how this solves the problem. So the toxins are absorbed by and accumulate in the earthworms’ bodies. The worms aren’t going anywhere. As soon as they die and decompose, they will just re-release the metals back into the environment.

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