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Kadie Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Oct-19-05 11:23 PM
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"bone-eating snot flower"



Or 'booger worm,' for short: The esteemed Natural History Museum in London has announced the discovery of a new marine worm species, Osedax mucofloris, growing in the bones of minke whale in the North Sea. It means "bone-eating snot flower."

Gross, yet fascinating.
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