This is actually a myth. A worm that loses a part of its body will still survive; in the event of a worm being cut in half, one half will die. The half that survives will burrow itself into soil.
Patricia is correct. A half may survive, as she mentioned. The wiggling motion of the end that does not survive is simply the last nerve impulses of that part, similar to a chicken running after it’s head is cut off.
yes a worm will servive if you cut it in half, but not as long as a whole one. worms have 5 hearts.
If you cut worm into two, you have helped it reproduce asexually because the two sides will survive and grow into mature worms provided the environment is conducive
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