Thursday, October 24, 2013

entangled deep-sea ananzi

An amazing spectacle to behold, the migration of newly hatched marine ananzi on their buoyant threads, has baffled experts for years.
Recent studies suggest that their phosphorescence is to lure curious prey within reach of the adult ananzi that follow the tangle* from the shadows.

*tangle - collective noun, a group of young marine ananzi

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