Friday, July 9, 2010

Picture of the day

Via Wired Science comes this look at weird animals from a recent University of Aberdeen study of the Atlantic. Aside from being freaky looking, their basic design and function is changing the way scientists think about deep-sea life. Or it will until the oil fully reaches these creatures and renders them extinct.

Gawk at the weirdness.

Northern Reticulated Jell-O Mold

Mid-Atlantic Eww You Can See It's Guts and Everything Sea Cucumber

Spiny Pee Hole Burrower

You don't want to know. Shit, it's locked on to your scent. Run. RUN!!

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