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Zip me into your skin my love.

So I am one of those rare people who doesn’t like to be alone. I know, l know, most folks-even happily coupled ones, find this creepy. 858 more words

Fauna

Scientists solves mystery behind how deep sea creatures survived Dinosaur-Killing Asteroid

“Our results show that despite a wave of massive and virtually instantaneous extinctions among the plankton, some types of photosynthesising organisms, such as algae and bacteria, were living in the aftermath of the asteroid strike,” said Heather Birch, a Cardiff University PhD, who led the study.

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EVOLUTION

'Trickle of food' helped deep sea creatures survive asteroid strike that wiped out the dinosaurs

A team led by experts at Cardiff University has provided new evidence to explain why deep sea creatures were able to survive the catastrophic asteroid strike that wiped out the dinosaurs 65m years ago. 551 more words

SNIPPETS

The Mysterious Creatures of the Deep

The largest unexplored habitat on earth is also one that is most packed with life. The oceans of the world are teeming with organisms, from the smallest single celled animals and plants, to the largest creature that has ever lived on the earth, which is still alive today! 287 more words

Deep Sea

a not-in-the-slightest bit creepy or spooky Stygiomedusa gigantea


“Stygiomedusa gigantea is one of the largest invertebrate predators known in the ocean, yet little is understood about its ecology and behavior. Stygiomedusa lacks tentacles, but has four extraordinarily large oral arms that are presumably used to envelope prey.
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Recreation

Strange anglerfish - the long appendage sprouting from its head gives it an uniquely bizarre face

The new fish was discovered at a depth of around 4,100 feet (1,250 metres)

It is bright orange with a long head appendage and whisker-like barbels. 69 more words

Animals