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Hammerhead worm


about 3cm, terrestrial planarian, maybe a species of Bipalium?


tropical rainforest


The coolest hammerhead worm I've ever spotted. I was surprised I even noticed it. I was hiking in Kubah national park and just happened to look down to see where I was stepping and then spotted this.

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Dan Doucette
Dan Doucette 8 years ago

Thanks Yasser and fellow rangers for choosing this spotting. Malaysia certainly is a magical place and one of my all time favourites. Thanks everyone for all the kind comments.

The feeling of amazement hammers my brain!

DrNamgyalT.Sherpa 8 years ago

Congrats Dan!

Jason Alexander
Jason Alexander 8 years ago

Congrats Dan!! I love it!

Scott Frazier
Scott Frazier 8 years ago

Striking little Hammerhead worn there Dan. Congratulations!

Jae 8 years ago

Congrats and a very cool spotting, Dan!

Congrats Dan!

Tom15 8 years ago

What an amazing looking creature! Congrats on another well deserved SOTD!

Tiz 8 years ago

Congrats dan!

The MnMs
The MnMs 8 years ago

Congratulations, Dan!

Yasser 8 years ago

Dan, this awesome hammerhead was chosen by the Project Noah Rangers as our Spotting of the Week! Congratulations and thanks for sharing this great series! Malaysia is truly a magical place.


WendySloots 8 years ago

So cool!

Dan Doucette
Dan Doucette 8 years ago

Thanks Yasser.

Yasser 8 years ago

Very cool!

Dan Doucette
Dan Doucette 8 years ago

Thanks Hema (I had favourited your spotting already), Marta and jamie. It's certainly the nicest one I've spotted.

jamiewgoodspeed 8 years ago

that is the prettiest one I've ever seen all the ones around here are brown.

The MnMs
The MnMs 8 years ago

Same thought: cool! I have never imagine a planaria in black and white pattern! Nice spotting!

Hema  Shah
Hema Shah 8 years ago

great markings and yours.
i was so fascinated when i found one!!

Dan Doucette
Spotted by
Dan Doucette

Sarawak, Malaysia

Spotted on Mar 8, 2014
Submitted on May 10, 2014

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