Hardy Species Hitch a Ride from Deep Sea Vent

Some deep sea explorers got a bit of a surprise when they found that a species of snail known only from deep sea hydrothermal vents had hitched a ride to the surface. Previously, researchers had assumed that the pressure difference would prevent any animal from surviving such a ride.

Creatures Of The Abyss Invade Surface World (via redOrbit)

“Don’t panic,” Douglas Adams might have said. Author of the sci-fi novel Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, Adams advised “don’t panic” whenever facing invaders. What Adams might not have known is that the inner space of the oceans conceals aliens every bit as resourceful as any that might…

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