The Bizarre Life Of The Pyrosome
On today's moment of science will be talking about an animal that even science fiction fans will find hard to believe it's called a piracy and it lives in the open ocean. Oil science fiction writers have dreamed up some pretty strange thing. Well for starters, if you saw piracy them, you might not recognize it as an animal, it looks like an inflatable tube and can be as long as forty feet when disturbed it glows brightly with bioluminescence show going to patient. It gets better. The tube is made of tiny animals called Zoe's each one has its own body, but they all are physically joined together as a single colonial organism like the Borg from Star Trek over beings that were all linked together electrically into a single collective entity. Yes. And a pirate. Zome also has something in common with the army of the galactic Republican Star Wars. Also, the army consisted entirely of clones of one individual the Zoe's that make up a single piracy home are also all clones, okay? You've convinced me that this thing is strange, but how is it live each zoysia sucks in water filters out plankton to eat and blows the rest into the inside of the tube. One end is closed and the other is open water flows out the open end letting the whole colony move by Jet Propulsion is going to Bula jet propelled clone army. I guess we don't need to go to a galaxy far far away defined exotic creatures this moment of science comes from Indiana University on the web, but a moment of science dot org. I'm Don glass, and I'm Cassandra.