Dorkworm of the Deep

Hydrothermal Vent Polychaete Worm Viewed Under An Electron Microscope. Nicholas Gayet 2015

Photograph by Nicolas Gayet of the Paulo Bonifacio lab was a 2015 FEI contest winner.

Polychaetes worms are fascinating. One species are called “Zombie Worms” and includes the Osedax mucofloris, discovered in 2005. Its name translates to “bone-eating snot flower.”

[Image found here.]

The .Gif Friday Post No. 690 – Two Toadies, One Froggie & A Sea Cucumber

[Found here, here and here.]

The .GIF Friday Post No. 561 – Worm Dude, Giraffe Smooch & Glow Sticks In A Blender

[Found here and here. I lost the direct link to the last one.]

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