Eco

Terrifying vampire squid don’t really hunt, they just eat a lot of gunk

The vampyroteuthis infernalism or vampire squid — with its fang-like tentacles — looks like a creature straight out of hell. Who would have thought it really eats trash instead of instead of being the ferocious hunter that its facade might suggest? Thanks to Deep Sea News, now we know these tentacles really trap and scoop ocean gunk, which in turn comprises delightful algae bits, dead animals, poop and miscellaneous bacteria. Yummy.

Via IO9 We Come From The Future

About the author

Low Lai Chow travels light and is working on exercising demons from her past. Find out more about her at lowlaichow.com.

Come work for us! We're after a Commercial Manager and Commercial Executive to join our awesome Sydney-based team working across our websites Lost At E Minor, Techly, and The Roar. If you reckon you have what it takes, tell us why here.

Videos from Lost At E Minor TV