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Tsunami Reveals Bizarre Marine Life

Posted by Peder on 29 December 2008

YouTube is fantastic, so is this video. After the tsunami ravaged Asia in December 2004 a cacophony of odd sea specimens washed up on shore. Dredged from the bottom of the ocean, some look truly alien. My favorite is whatever comes up at the 0:30 mark. What is that?

(Anyway, text is in German, translation after the video.)

Video text translation:

  • December 26, 2004
  • A tsunami wave was triggered by a submarine earthquake in the Indian Ocean off the island of Sumatra
  • A minimum of 231,000 people died in eight Asian nations
  • These marine animals were found days on land days after the catastrophe, after the water had receded …

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