Freaky worms discovered subsisting on whale bones

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doublelongdaddy
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Freaky worms discovered subsisting on whale bones
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"Worms anchored to the skeleton of a young gray whale in a watery canyon off the coast of California are the first known whalebone-eating marine worms. At this all-you-can-eat whalebone buffet, female marine worms never leave once they dig in. Males never visit the buffet - they live inside the females. Bacteria within the females' roots help the worms eat whalebone fats... The worms are the latest discovery in a branch of biology focused on the life that springs up on sunken whale carcasses."

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vonbarron

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Thats crazy bro, so the males live in the females? wtf thats crazy. There is so many things yet to be dicovered in the ocean.
 

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