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BeachBunnyCrissy
02-23-2008, 15:58
Here is some fun reading for those of us with too much free time at work....

Strange Sea Creatures Found in Antarctica (http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2008/02/080220-AP-australia-u.html)

wgt
02-23-2008, 16:17
Here is some fun reading for those of us with too much free time at work....

Strange Sea Creatures Found in Antarctica (http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2008/02/080220-AP-australia-u.html)

Another great wildlife news story -- thank you for posting. The gigantism is the phenomenon that impresses me, and it is clearly liked to the cold aquatic environment, as it is common in both polar oceans and also in the deepest marine recesses.

mm2002
02-24-2008, 10:16
Those poor critters moved 6500 feet deep to get away from us, and we found them anyway. :smiley36:

pyre24
02-24-2008, 14:59
R!eminds Me Of The Face Hugger From Aliens!

MLenyo
02-24-2008, 15:00
creepy creepy creepy! the ocean has scary stuff in there!

PlatypusMan
02-24-2008, 16:32
"They had fins in various places; they had funny dangly bits around their mouths," Riddle told reporters. "They were all bottom dwellers so they were all evolved in different ways to live down on the seabed in the dark. So many of them had very large eyes—very strange-looking fish."

I may have dated one of these once.

Once.

PPM

PhD4JC
03-09-2008, 16:27
"...so many of them had very large eyes, although what they were going to use them for there, where there is no light I couldn't tell you..."

but there IS light, there is bioluminscence, which could be a possible meal and if you could see the light far off, due to your extra large eyes, you are at an advantage...