New Species Discovered Living Upside Down on Antarctic Ice Shelf

January 16, 2014 8:43 PM

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New Species Discovered Living Upside Down on Antarctic Ice Shelf

In the icy waters around Antarctica, researchers conducting an engineering test on a robotic underwater camera made a surprising discovery: tens, if not hundreds, of thousands of tiny sea anemones burrowed into the ice shelf.

What's more, the anemones were an entirely new species, and the first known to live in ice.

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