So That's What Grows in the Sewer...

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Have a look at this video showing some not-so-everyday-lifeforms from the bowels of the Raleigh, NC sewer:

The Deep Sea News blog contacted an expert in invertebrates, who offered his opinion - they're annelid worms, also known as the sludge worm or sewage worm.

The Deep Sea site also has video of the worms in less nasty surrounds.

Gives new meaning to the term "biodiversity," doesn't it?

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I always believe that there are always other living things that we haven't seen or heard. The world is vast for us to know everything that moves in it.

Well, that's certainly an interesting thing down there. I wonder if, given enough oddities, time, and the occasional hazardous substance, sewers would become populated with entirely new species?

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