Results for: Leech

In Science

Is a leech helpful?

  hi, Yes, Speccially in blood poisining from heavy metals, like lead (pb). Has they clean the blood while ingesting the lead or any other metal, while our body produces (MORE)
In Science

Do leeches have a setae?

No, leeches do not have setae and that is one of the major differences that sets them apart from organisms such as earthworms or other marine worms when categorizing them in c (MORE)

Are leeches invertebrates?

Yes. Leeches are invertebrates and they are related to worms. They are from the class Hirudinea. For more information go to http://www.wisegeek.com/what-are-leeches.htm Yes, t (MORE)

How big can leeches get?

  In some parts of the world, up to 18 inches long, but in north america, the avergae is about 1 1/2 inches, and the largest are about 3-4 inches.
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What do leeches eat?

Leeches are from the subclass Hirudinea and a kind of segmented  worm but differ in significant ways. Leeches eat a prey on small  invertebrates, and they use their interior (MORE)

Where do leeches live?

Pretty much all over the world in/around any muddy water in  generally rural areas. They are mostly found in Asia and South  America, but can be found as far north as Icelan (MORE)
In Biology

Can you eat a leech?

GO FOR IT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!    Absolutely you can. First devein the leeches prior to preparation.  High in protein but lacks many other nutrients. Try them deep fat  fri (MORE)

How do leech reproduce?

Leeches are both male and female making them hermaphrodites. Although they can't reproduce on there own. Once a leech finds a partner they "trade" sperm by rubbing up against (MORE)
In Biology

Do leeches have legs?

Leeches do have legs, but you cannot see them. Don't be fooled, many people think leeches have no legs, but they are wrong.
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