Answer to Question #23334 in Other Biology for Rabiya

Question #23334
during rainy season,children sprinkle salt on earthworm,so it dies.salt is not poisonous we use it daily.explain why earthworm dies.
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Expert's answer
2013-02-13T08:39:41-0500
It happens according to the osmosis phenomena. Salt dissolves in the rain water, making a high concentrated solution. In such conditions earthworm loses its water and dies.

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