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Acid Spitting Zombie Worms Will Eat Your Bones!!

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Zombie Worm

No, we're not describing some 80s horror B-movie.

A "bone worm" or "zombie worm" is a worm in the genus Osedax that uses bone melting acid to eat the skeletons of water mammals!!

Researchers at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography have been studying how the worms use their bone destroying acid to get at the delicious nutrients inside.

A researcher said:

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Santa Monica Restaurant Has Bugs! On The Menu?! And It's Good For You?!

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Ewwwwwwwwwwww…..but delicious?!?!

Thai Foon in SaMo is one of the many American restaurants that serve tasty, crunchy, insect-y treats on the menu.

Their selection includes scorpions, silkworms, and crickets…and believe it or not, these dishes are actually a lot healthy than other meats!

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Spider Silk Ready For Mass Production Thanks To Silk Worms

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Genetically modified silk worms have been bred with the ablity to make silk as strong as spider silk!

Spider silk is so important because it is literally one of the toughest substances in nature.

That means it would be great for use in medicine and specifically body armor!

Isn't science cool?

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LaDainian Tomlinson's Heartwarming Heartworm PSA

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So Sweet!

Running back LaDainian Tomlinson from the New York Jets has joined forces with Banfield Pet Hospital and the American Heartworm Society to film a PSA educating pet owners about the dangers of heartworm disease.

Check out LaDainian's and Kuddles the golden retriever adorabzie PSA!

To learn more about heartworms CLICK HERE!

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Some Purdy Cool Polar Bears

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Incase you didn't notice, it's hawt as hell outside!

Polar bears at the Philadelphia zoo are spending time in the water and in the shade as they try to stay cool during the heat wave.

The zoo is also helping by feed the bears what they call "frozen treats." These consists of frozen meal worms, and frozen fish parts. Um… yummy?

Watch the video to see what else the arctic bears are doing to keep cool.

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