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Loricifera : Oxygen

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The loricifera are a group of microscopic animals that, despite being abundant and widespread in marine sediments, no-one knew existed until the late 20th century. Once they were discovered, it soon became clear they are very, very unusual: including in one specific way that makes them unlike any other animal on Earth ... Thanks to Jack Wilkinson for research assistance with this episode! Subscribe to the show to make sure you don't miss any future Wild Episodes, and e-mail your comments, corrections, suggestions or feedback to help make those future episodes better! You can also follow the show on Facebook or Twitter. Music Opening & Closing Themes: Running Waters and Acoustic Meditation by Audionautix (Jason Shaw), from audionautix.com. CC BY 3.0. Modified versions of the following pieces: Dark November #2, Dark November #4, Dark November #6, Adaptation and Admiration by Wayne Kinos. CC BY 4.0 www.thewildepisode.com


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