Leeches!


Subject:
Animals , Health , Medical Treatments & Devices , History , Alternative Medicine , Annelids (Worms, etc.)

Description:
Fact sheet on the biology of leeches, which "are commonly found in lakes and ponds and many of [which] provide food for vertebrates such as fish, ducks, turtles and some other birds." Also discusses the history and current use of leeches for medicinal purposes. Includes related links. From the King County (Washington State) Department of Natural Resources.

Creator:
O'Laughlin, Kate

Publisher:
King County Department of Natural Resources

Language:
English

Source:
http://dnr.metrokc.gov/wlr/waterres/Bugs/Leeches.htm


PID= res:lii-19300