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    Brittle Star info

    Some interesting info about the Brittle Star. Aparently they walk.

    Thanks to Glenn for Sharing.

    Unlike their Echinoderm brethren, brittle stars do not move along on tube feet that can propel them in any direction. Instead, brittle stars ‘walk’. This mode of movement by brittle stars is even more astonishing when it is considered that brittle stars, like all echinoderms, are not bilaterally symmetrical, i.e mirror imaged halves

    See the whole article here:

    These Arms Were Made For Walking | Deep Sea News
    Last edited by Travis; 05-17-2012 at 06:19 PM.

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