Just when you think nature can’t get any weirder, you see a video a clam doggedly burying itself in the sand before squirting a jet of inky black water out of a rubbery little hole in its body.
The clip above was shared by the Weather Channel’s Facebook page on Wednesday, and it’s quickly racked up over 2.7 million views at the time of writing.
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It’s not hard to see why. The clip sits in that strange no man’s land between fascinating, sort of cute (at least at first), and ultimately just a bit gross.
For anyone with a burning urge to learn more, this Discover Magazine article does a pretty good job of explaining the razor clam’s digging habits. Read more…
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