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‘Headless chicken monster’ caught on camera off East Antarctica

10.22.2018 · Posted in Technology Articles

In the deep, dark Southern Ocean encircling Antarctica lies a creature so bewildering and elusive, it hasn't been filmed for a year. 

Behold, the 'headless chicken monster,' which has been filmed casually swimming near East Antarctica, the first time it's been filmed in the region. 

Except that it's not headless, a chicken, or a monster. It's a sea cucumber.

Deep-sea resident Enypniastes eximia, also known as the 'headless chicken monster' to undeniably hilarious scientists, has been filmed in the Southern Ocean. Read more...

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