Leeches are segmented worms that belong to the phylum Annelida and comprise
the subclass ..... Leech fact sheet, Australian Museum · How to remove a leech ·
Biotherapy with leeches and...
Mar 10, 2016 ... Parasite expert, curator at the American Museum of Natural History, and self-
described Leech Guy Mark Siddall shared some surprising facts ...
There are 650 known species of leeches. 2. The largest leech discovered
measured 18 inches. 3. About one fifth of leech species live in the sea, where
Sep 19, 2012 ... 1. Leeches are worms with suckers on each end of their body.2. Leeches can be
1 centimeter to over 25 centimeters in length.3. Leeches suck ...
Leeches are segmented worms with suction cups at each end. Their bodies are
flattened, much wider than they are thick. They are usually dark colored, often ...
They don't necessarily feed on the warm blooded animals, they feed on turtles,
ducks and water snakes. 19 points - added 5 years ago by JanetK - 1 comment.
Jul 19, 2015 ... Leeches are blood sucking worms. • Leeches are parasitic slimy creatures
scientifically categorized as annelids (segmented worms).
Learn more about the Medicinal leech - with amazing Medicinal leech videos,
photos and facts on ARKive.
There are over 500 species of leeches throughout the world. ... When feeding, the
leech anchors to the host using suckers, and presses its ... Interesting Facts.
Mar 10, 2008 ... My reply: “Oh, yes, don't worry!” Leeches are extremely intriguing animals. In fact,
they are so fascinating that their conceptualisation could have ...