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Weird, Deep-Sea 'Worm' As Long As an Arm | National Geographic
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See a mysterious and bizarre shipworm, studied for the first time by researchers. Kuphus polythalamia is a worm-like creature encased in a shell that burrows headfirst in the mud. They are found off an island in the Philippines in a sulfurous lagoon. They can't eat wood, but rely on bacteria that live in a specialized organ to make food for them. As a result, Kuphus has shrunken digestive organs and a non-functional mouth.
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4 days ago
tamilok!


1 week ago
I bet the kardahsians would hit that


2 weeks ago
It's like letting out a good poop. Hard to poop out at first, but when it finally does, it slips out easily.


2 weeks ago
I LIVE IN THE PHILIPINES!


3 weeks ago
saddly i know what it looks like...but atleast im not alone.


3 weeks ago
First Comment: ''I already know what the comments are going to be about...''
Second Comment: ''It looks like a horse d*ck''


3 weeks ago
1:07 Anyone care to explain how these bacteria turn Hydrogen sulphide (a compound which has no carbon) into "nutritious carbon"?


4 weeks ago
This is cool, I wish this video was longer


4 weeks ago
That was satisfyingly gross..


4 weeks ago
in my opinion that is called Giant Horse Penis With Circumcision


1 month ago
"Deep Sea" apparently includes swamps, now.


1 month ago
It would make dildo industries bankrupt...


1 month ago
这是什么东西?


1 month ago
in the philipphines that worm is called talimok


1 month ago
All penis jokes aside. Can you eat it?


1 month ago
People in the local area in the Philippines are eating this. It's just like mangrove worms, it's a local delicacy


1 month ago
0:47 Me when I take a shit


1 month ago
Why is that thing from my country?


1 month ago
pony dick


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