Tuesday, Jan. 03, 2012

Deep-Sea Creatures

Sea creatures have always held our interest, if only for their odd and otherworldly looks. And species don't get any weirder than the critters that cluster around deep-sea vents, the earth's underwater exhaust system. Researchers have discovered a host of new species of crabs, barnacles and octopuses huddled around the warmth of these chimneys in the cold waters of the Antarctic.