Tens of millions of starfish-like creatures live side by side on an underwater mountain.
By Dawn Stover
Posted 05.19.2008 at 4:18 pm 1 Comment
Scientists surveying the submerged Macquarie Ridge, which stretches from New Zealand almost to the Antarctic Circle, have discovered a water world teeming with life. Tens of millions of starfish-like creatures live on an underwater mountain dubbed "Brittlestar City," whose unique shape and location make it possible for these animals to survive in such crowded conditions.
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