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Posted by: 122 (Guest), February 4, 2007, 6:02pm
(mercola.com) BIZARRE BEASTS OF THE DEEP!
These five amazing images of bizarre beasts look like photos of creatures from another world. http://environment.newscientist.com/channel/earth/deep-sea/mg19125603.900
They're actually from the deep oceans here on earth, but I'm betting you've never seen sea life like this before. Among them:
An Annelid Worm found at a deep-sea vent A Piglet Squid, which swims upside down A Dumbo Octopus, which has ear-like fins above the eyes, is known to bioluminesce and swims in a bell shape A Cirrate Octopod, covered in light-producing organs that generate a bluish light A Deep Sea Physonect, of which each polyp along the orange stalk is an individual animal