Results for: Leech

In Biology

Where do leeches live?

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

What is a leech?

A leech is an annelid or segmented worm related to earthworms. Most  are aquatic although there are land leeches in the tropics. Some  leeches are blood sucking parasites bu (MORE)

How does a leech reproduce?

When lecches reproduce, the male crawls inside the females small hole near her anus. It then ejaculates prematurely and the female is pregnant. Humans also use this method of (MORE)

What are leeches?

Leeches are invertebrates. They live in shallow ponds and lakes, among plants.   They hook on to creatures like us, and cut a minor hole in our body, and suck our blood. It (MORE)

What is leeching?

Leeching was an often proscribed treatment in the 1800's. Doctors thought it would cure you of "bad blood". So, they would give you a leech and you were to let it suck your bl (MORE)

What are leeches and what do they do?

Leeches are annelids comprising the subclass Hirudinea. There are freshwater, terrestrial, and marine leeches. Like the Oligochaeta, they share the presence of a clitellum. Li (MORE)
In Science

What do leeches eat and what eats leeches?

Leeches eat small insects and molluscs some can even eat small fish Leeches are eaten by fish... in fact they are used as fishing bait especially for catfish and salmon Le (MORE)
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What is a leeche?

A leech is a parasite that attaches onto an organism and sucks the organisms blood. You can contact Lime Disease from a leech.