Thursday, September 27, 2012

Daily Reminder - They Are Creatures With A Worse Diet Than My Own

"And we’re OK with that, since it lives in the ocean depths far, far away from the rest of us. Like all eldritch horrors, it’s the last of its kind, as it’s the only member of its order, so if we need to explore a wreck while tense music plays and our hard-shelled diving suit bubbles, at least we know we can pick them off and there won’t be a sequel. One thing scientists were wondering, though, was how something so bad-ass could live where there’s basically no prey, since it’s only found in low-oxygen environments. Essentially vampyrotheuhis infernalis is a scavenger. It'll eat anything that drift close which is mostly cast off chunks and corpses of other sea life and their turds. It extends filaments that collect this, mix it with mucus and then eats it."

You can read the rest of the article by going HERE.


Debra She Who Seeks said...

Meister Eckhart, the medieval German Christian mystic, wrote that "Every creature is a book about God."

Kal said...

NO NO NO. They are the tools of the devil and if these loners were to go nobody would notice they were missing - just like me.