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Freshwater Leech - Phylum Annelida, Class Clitellata, Subclass Hirudinea I was using nets to collect critters (catch and release) from a pond with my kids this morning when I found this cute, little leech. It was apparently quite hungry and I couldn&#039;t get a shot without letting it attach to me. It was persistent. <br />
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Habitat: Small pond in a deciduous forest<br />
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Habitat: Small pond in a deciduous forest<br />
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Freshwater Leech - Phylum Annelida, Class Clitellata, Subclass Hirudinea

I was using nets to collect critters (catch and release) from a pond with my kids this morning when I found this cute, little leech. It was apparently quite hungry and I couldn't get a shot without letting it attach to me. It was persistent.

Habitat: Small pond in a deciduous forest

Freshwater Leech - Phylum Annelida, Class Clitellata, Subclass Hirudinea I was using nets to collect critters (catch and release) from a pond with my kids this morning when I found this cute, little leech. It was apparently quite hungry and I couldn't get a shot without letting it attach to me. It was persistent.  <br />
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Habitat: Small pond in a deciduous forest<br />
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By Christine Young

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Uploaded Aug 9, 2019. Captured Aug 9, 2019 09:15 in 281 Main St S, Woodbury, CT 06798, USA.
  • Canon EOS 80D
  • f/16.0
  • 1/256s
  • ISO400
  • 100mm