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Behold The Headless Chicken Of The Deep Sea

A sea cucumber that looks like a headless chicken has been caught on video in the deep seas near East Antarctica, thousands of miles from where one of the species was last spotted.
A sea cucumber that looks like a headless chicken has been caught on video in the deep seas near East Antarctica, thousands of miles from where one of the species was last spotted. Source: NOAA

Hold on to your hats: A sea cucumber that looks like a headless chicken has been caught on video in the deep seas near East Antarctica.

It's a surprising location for the species to turn up. The last place it was filmed was thousands of

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