24 Jun '15, 10am

Highly invasive New Guinea flatworms spotted in the U.S.

lists, has just been identified in the United States, in Florida. Tracked by researchers from the Sorbonne’s National Museum of Natural History, the creature has recently wormed its way from typical island locations to the continental U.S., as well as New Caledonia, Singapore, the Solomon Islands and Puerto Rico. The worms can climb trees and are known to incessantly feed on snails and mollusks, which could greatly disturb the natural

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