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Christmas Trees Living Below the Waves? December 17, 2019

Hello! Happy Holidays to you! I think you’ll find this seasonal blog pretty cool, especially since you and I are in the heart of the Holiday Season. Did you know that there is actually a living organism in the ocean called a Christmas Tree Worm? Well – there sure is! Scientists first discovered the Christmas Tree…

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Did You Say Worms are Christmas Trees? December 12, 2018

These beautiful organisms are actually underwater worms in the shape of Christmas trees. The tree shape of the worm comes from its gills. When the Christmas Tree Worm senses danger is near, it quickly pulls in its gills and hides in its tube secured within its host coral. Photo courtesy Nick Hobgood Greetings and Happy…

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