If you cut a pier in two, will it continue to grow?

If you cut or pull a pier (earthworm) in half, do both halves continue to grow?

Asker: Loan, 51 years old

Answer

Hi Leentje,

Earthworms have a strong regenerative capacity, but only half where the head is attached has a chance to survive.

mvg john

Answered by

Ing. John Witters

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