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Friday Cephalopod: Alien beauty

Mary’s Monday Metazoan: Zombies!

Browse this list of images…all of them of real, live, genuine zombified organisms. Just in time for Halloween!

Friday Cephalopod: UNFOLLOW

I just learned that the Blogess has “giant squid phobia”. Several people are aware of my severe giant squid phobia and lovingly (?) sent me this video of a giant squid attacking a Greenpeace submarine, and that’s unsettling enough, but WHY IS THERE ANOTHER SQUID BEHIND IT SPITTING OUT FIRE?  Is that a real thing?  Because I…

Mary’s Monday Metazoan: Sexy frog

I would be irresistible to the ladies if only I had bright blue inflatable throat sacs, like Hoplobatrachus tigerinus.

Friday Cephalopod: Always adorable

Watch. It’s very soothing.

Mary’s Monday Metazoan: Stridulator

Friday Cephalopod: Goin’ fishing

Watch the fishing lure action right here — also pay attention to the closeups that reveal how transparent Grimalditeuthis is. It would be so cool to be able to see our own guts like that.

Allspice, cloves, nutmeg, ginger, and cinnamon — they don’t actually look all that appetizing.

It’s the Kinabalu Giant Red Leech of Borneo! This foot long beast isn’t satisfied with merely sucking blood, it swallows its prey whole.

Friday Cephalopod: They are the shadow