The Whale-Bone-Eating Zombie Worm

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From Facts in Motion.

Osedax – commonly called ‘bone worm’ or ‘zombie worm’ – is a genus of marine worms that feeds on the skeletons of dead whales. In this video, we will take a closer look at the life cycle and eating habits of these worms and find out what makes them so special.

Sources:

https://www.livescience.com/21359-bone-drilling-worms.html
https://www.livescience.com/29192-worms-drill-whale-bones-acid.html
https://www.livescience.com/5861-strange-worms-discovered-eating-dead-whales.html
http://www.bbc.co.uk/nature/18594493
http://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-32302164
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1365-294X.2008.03938.x/full
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1365-294X.2008.03937.x/abstract;jsessionid=6DE06231DF1724907D74485888D3829E.f03t02
https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs00227-008-1091-z
https://phys.org/news/2011-10-bone-eating-zombie-worms-longer.html
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25878047
http://www.deepseanews.com/2011/04/whale-bone-devouring-worm-into-more-than-just-whales/

Music by Jay Man
Tracks used:

http://ourmusicbox.com/ms_song/Different-being
http://ourmusicbox.com/ms_song/Past-Reflections
http://ourmusicbox.com/ms_song/Watching-Over-You
http://ourmusicbox.com/ms_song/Sound-of-Silence

Thanks for watching.

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