This is a segmented worm. Kind of ugly, huh?
Windows Original, adapted from Corel Photography
There are two types of worms. Flatworms are thin organisms that look like pretty pancakes! They are very colorful but hard to see because they hide during the day.
Segmented worms are round. They look like worms that you fish with. Many of them have little hairs that help them swim. Segmented worms are not pretty like flatworms.
Fan worms are a special kind of segmented worm. They are not as ugly as the others, but you still wouldn't want one for a pet!
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