Friday, August 03, 2007

More Weird Deep Sea Creatures

Presenting : The 'Dumbo' Octopus

Miles down in the waters off Nova Scotia, scientists recently discovered some very strange creatures, including the above : the 'Dumbo' octopus.

In an area described as being like "the Grand Canyon" underwater, where no human diver could survive, the researchers found a previously unknown species with an octopus-like body and fins that resembled floppy 'Dumbo' ears. Hence the nickname.

The tales of what else they found via their robot, two and a half miles deep, are absolutely fascinating.

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