14 Aug 2020

Critter of the Week North Auckland Worm

From Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan, 3:35 pm on 14 August 2020

Under Auckland lives a mysterious species. It’s big, it’s hairy and it glows in the dark. This critter is not the Wilberforces (shout out to any Under the Mountain fans), but the North Auckland Earthworm, says Doc's Nicola Toki.

Left: North Auckland Worm_ Ti Point Reptile Park; Righ: A large NZ Megascolecidae worm, possibly North Auckland worm _Annemieke Hendrikst

Left: North Auckland Worm_ Ti Point Reptile Park; Righ: A large NZ Megascolecidae worm, possibly North Auckland worm _Annemieke Hendrikst Photo: Left: Permission sourced directly from institution Right: Permission sourced from photographer

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