Sunday, February 10, 2008

Caecilians are weird, weird amphibians

Check out this BBC article --- and video clip --- of a strange worm-like amphibian called a caecilian. The mother lets her babies eat a special part of her skin that she grows back every three days. There are some weird, weird things in the animal kingdom.


At Sunday, February 10, 2008 at 6:09:00 PM PST, Blogger Sarahliz said...

Wow. Those things look like they combine the worst aspects of snakes and slugs all in one critter.


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