I just think the’re really cool. Darwin wrote a book about them called “On the formation of vegetable mould”. In it he wrote “It may be doubted whether there are many other animals which have played so important a part in the history of the world, as have these lowly organized creatures”
I think ultimately what I like about earthworms is that when you see them after it has rained they might look slightly weird or insignificant but actually there’s lots of stuff scientists still don’t know about them and without earthworms our soils wouldn’t really work properly so they are absolutely vital to life on earth.
Here are some weird earthworm facts:
Try typing “giant earthworms” or “blue earthworm” into google images or check out this video of a giant earthworm to see earthworms as you’ve never seen them before.