What’s the biggest worm ever found?

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Giant Gippsland worm (Megascolides australis) comes from the southeastern state of Victoria and is only found in the Bass River Valley in South Gippsland. It averages 3.3 feet (1 meter) long and 0.79 inches (2 centimeters) in diameter, and weighs about 0.44 lb (200 grams). The Giant Gippsland worm (Megascolides australis) comes from the southeastern state of Victoria and is only found in the Bass River Valley in South Gippsland. It averages 3.3 feet (1 meter) long and 0.79 inches (2 centimeters) in diameter, and weighs about 0.44 lb (200 grams). The giant Gippsland earthworm Megascolides australis is one of 1,000 native earthworm species in Australia. An earthworm is a terrestrial invertebrate animal that belongs to the Annelida tribe.

How big is the giant earthworm?

The giant earthworm digs through relatively firm soil up to 5 feet deep and chews through the substrate with its muscular head while absorbing fungi, bacteria, algae, and other microbes. The Baw Baw Shire recognizes the preservation of the Giant Gippsland Earthworm (GGE) in its urban strategy statement, which is part of the Baw Baw Shire Planning Scheme. This group is interested in the Gippsland earthworm and intends to carry out monitoring within the park.

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