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‘Monster In A Barrel,’ And Other Haunting Ocean Drifters

Some predatory plankton appear innocent enough—until they go in for the kill.

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The Ribbon Eel

In this excerpt of the book ‘World of Wonders,’ author Aimee Nezhukumatathil describes the life of the colorful ribbon eel—and how these creatures resurface memories of her son.

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