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Giant Earthworms invade Aussie home

Grass Clippings - Earthworm ControlAmericans are usually renowned for exaggerating how big things are in their country, but there’s no need for this in Australia – not when you’ve got earthworms the size of snakes.

This is what the Simoneau family found out when they spotted two giant earthworms near their Buderim home on the Sunshine Coast.

‘At first glance we thought they were snakes. It was just this dark long object on a pale tile,’ Tamara Simoneau told Daily Mail Australia.
‘It was a scare because at first they looked like snakes. But after a closer look the snakes turned out to be giant earthworms. The two worms measured between 60cm and a metre long.’

The heavy rain that hit Queensland when Cyclone Marsha passed by was what brought the giant earthworms to the surface. Earthworms are uncomfortable when the ground is very saturated and they were probably looking for higher ground during bad weather.

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