Be On The Lookout For A New Invasive Species Of Worm In Texas This Year
While some bugs are merely nuisances, others pose a real threat to the ecosystem. The hammerhead worm, an invasive bug in Texas, is the latter. With an appetite for earthworms, this footlong worm secretes a neurotoxic venom and is basically immortal (if you cut it into several pieces, a new worm will grow from each segment!). Here’s what you should do if you see one.
Have you seen this invasive bug in Texas? If so, in what city? How did you dispose of it? Tell us in the comments below! Don’t forget to check out our previous article for more bugs in Texas sure to send chills down your spine.
Katie Lawrence is a Southeast Texas native who graduated 18th in her high school class with a GPA of 4.25. She attended college in the Houston area and changed her major twice (psychology, computer science, and finally criminal justice) before taking a leap of faith and dropping out to pursue a career in freelance writing.
Today, Katie writes for the Texas and Arizona pages of OnlyInYourState.com and has never been more passionate about a job before. Outside of work, you can likely find her curled up on the sofa with a hot cup of coffee, watching a crime TV show or scary movie.