Do Worms Have Eyes?


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Worms do not have eyes but have organs that can sense light and touch. These organs help them to detect light intensity and to feel vibrations while moving on the ground.

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Worms have photoreceptors that detect light within their environment. The photoreceptors are mainly located in the anterior end of the worm. The cells do not allow them to see images, but enable the skin to sense light and detect changes in light intensity. Their simple brains are responsible for steering their bodies in response to light. They also do not have a nose, so they depend on their sensitive cells to survive.

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