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.

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