Identifriday- where we identify the wildlife we come across on our doorstep and on our travels and get into the habit of noticing and appreciating our local biodiversity!
Lumbricus terrestris- Common Earthworm
Maisie has become fascinated with these guys! This one is in his new 'home' (and is better off than his compatriots who were held in hand a little too long. RIP little wormies.
Lumbricus terrestris does a fantastic job aerating and mixing the soil and improving it for the plants that grow there. In fact Charles Darwin said that no other animal has "played so important a part in the history of the world, as have these lowly organized creatures".