Jun
15
2005

Great balls of snot!

This would make a nice companion to Animal Grossology: scientists at the Monterey Bay Aquarium have discovered that a major source of food at the bottom of the ocean is -- are your ready for this? -- giant balls of snot. Apparently, some surface creatures spin webs of mucous, like spider webs. These get filled with debris and sink to the bottom, where they feed bottom-dwelling creatures.

All together now: ewwwww! Ick!

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Alycia says:

i freakin love the science muesum!!

posted on Tue, 01/09/2007 - 10:47am

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