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THE HELL I CAN’T!
If Mermaids were real…
via Casa de Oxumarê
They have the largest penises (relative to body size) in the animal kingdom and now researchers find they are adept at collecting sperm directly from the water. “The unique ‘shoot and catch’ system marks a first for crustaceans,” says Discovery News’ Jennifer Viegas. Impressive. Read more…
(Image: Christian Sardet and Sharif Mirshak/Olympus BioScapes 2012)
Just a few centimetres long, Phronima are crustaceans that feed on jelly-like organisms like salps. They rip their victims to pieces and use the remains to build barrels that they then live inside and raise their young.
Their sinister appearance and rapacious hunting has led to comparisons with the alien queenfrom James Cameron’s Aliens.This photo, taken by Christian Sardet and Sharif Mirshak of thePlankton Chronicles Project, won fourth place in the Olympus Bioscapes International Digital Imaging Competition.
Undersea, Vikki Chu
White Tip Reef Shark (Triaenodon obesus) by Dave Bretherton