New Species of Killer Sponge Looks Like Crochet Hook

Here’s a random tidbit of mid-week entertainment for you:

What you see pictured above might look to me and you like some type of distorted crochet hook but it’s actually a new species of carnivorous sponge that’s been located in the waters off of New Zealand!

This sponge is one of three new sponges found in the area. They have razor sharp bone-like features called spicules that act to tear up their prey.

Learn more from stuff.co.nz.

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Kathryn

San Francisco based and crochet-obsessed writer, dreamer and creative spirit!

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