Apr 24, 2008: Sand Dollar

Posted by Forrest Peaker on December 05, 2014 1 Comment

Everybody knows this guy!

But who knew sand dollars have such hairy bottoms? This is what they look like BEFORE you see them for sale in jewelry-supply stores.

Interesting fact: last spring researchers at the University of Washington discovered that a sand dollar larvae will clone itself, and split in two, when it smells a dover sole... the theory being that the sole will only be able to eat one of them. Maybe this will give Michael Keaton some ideas for a career comeback.

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Posted by Daniel Philips on December 05, 2014

I think this is my first time seeing a Sand Dollar… weird!

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