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The Worm Grunter Gets the Worm [Slide Show]

Both moles and humans scare up earthworms through vibrations

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MOLE WAS HERE

An eastern American mole tunnel on a road in the Apalachicola National Forest in Florida.....[ More ]

THE UNDERGROUND

The eastern American mole ( Scalopus aquaricus ) finds earthworms to eat by burrowing underground. Moles have weak eyes and large paws for digging.....[ More ]

ESCAPE!!!

An earthworm emerges from its tunnel in response to vibrations.....[ More ]

GRUNTING IN THE FOREST

Gary Revell grunts for worms in the Apalachicola National Forest in the Florida panhandle.....[ More ]

SOPCHOPPY WORM GRUNTIN' FESTIVAL

Gary Revell demonstrates worm grunting at the Annual "Sopchoppy Worm Gruntin' Festival" in Sopchoppy, Fla. The man next to him holds a microphone so that everyone can hear.....[ More ]

LEARNING FROM THE PROS

Gary Revell, a professional worm grunter, produces vibrations during the scientific study. Each orange flag marks the spot where an earthworm emerged.....[ More ]

THE LURE OF WORM GRUNTIN'

Gray Revell shows off the harvest in front of his bait shop.....[ More ]

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