Gotta love Cam
This curious little green alga, referred to as Mermaid’s Wineglass (Acetabularia acetabulum), grows in clusters on rocks or shells covered with sand in sheltered parts of rocky coasts within its range. Although it grows to 3 cm, it consists of just one cell.
Wow…..fate at its finest!
i’m so glad that this story is making the rounds again. it’s so very cool.
I remember this. It is hands down one of the cutest stories that I have ever heard
“My mother fought cancer for almost a decade and died at 56. She held out long enough to meet the first of her grandchildren and to hold them in her arms. But my other children will never have the chance to know her and experience how loving and gracious she was. I decided to be proactive and to minimize the risk as much I could. I made a decision to have a preventive double mastectomy.
Life comes with many challenges. The ones that should not scare us are the ones we can take on and take control of” - My Medical Choice by Angelina Jolie, New York Times (14 May, 2013)
Gymnosomata, commonly known as Sea Angels. An apt name- the sea angels are the ethereal, translucent, fluttering angels of the sea.
In hard scientific terms, they’re small swimming sea slugs, but we’ll pass over that for now and just admire how delicately beautiful these wonderful creatures are.
CRYING BECAUSE WITH ALL THE TIME I SPENT ON TUMBLR FANGIRLING OVER ADORABLE SHIPS AND ACTORS AND CHARACTERS THERE’S THIS FREAKING ADORABLE CREATURE THAT’S ABSOLUTELY REAL AND IT BREAKS MY HEART I’M GOING TO TRY AND LEARN MORE ABOUT REALITY