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The Giant Isopod
The Giant Isopod. Scientists call it Bathynomus Giganteus. I call it disgusting; or Nightmarus de Elmstreetus. Thought to be abundant in the cold murky depths of the Atlantic Ocean, it is the largest known Isopod in the world. Let’s take a closer look at this abomination of the sea shall we? [...]
The Giant Isopod The only uplifting thing to say — after realising that such a horrifying thing exists — is that it seems to have a taste for Doritos, rather then human brains. This bizarre animal is related to the common Pill Bug and, according to fossil record, have existed for over 160 million years. Even though it looks like these creatures could easily take over the world if they wanted to, they are actually quite harmless, deep-sea scavengers , from Iryna
The Scariest Monsters of the Deep Sea
Giant isopods (Bathynomus giganteus) Giant isopods look like they might eat you in your sleep if given the chance, and they just might—if they could only catch you. Giant isopods live in the deep sea, where they catch what prey they can, including slow-moving sea cucumbers, sponges, and nematodes, but mostly scavenge the dead carcasses of fish, squid and whales.