Monday January 18th, 2016 09:43 Yeti crab farms bacteria on its arms | Not Exactly Rocket Science

I’ve got a new piece in Nature about a newly discovered species of “yeti crab” that farms bacteria on its arms. It lives in the deep ocean, near seeps that belch out methane. The bacteria living on its bristly arms (hence the name “yeti crab”) feed off the seeping gases, and the crab encourage the […]

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