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Scientists Drop Alligator Carcasses on Seafloor for Feeding Experiment

Alligator bodies were placed on the Gulf of Mexico's seafloor to see how scavengers would react to a rare type of food. Turns out, the uncommon food source brought in a bunch of deep-sea scavengers and a newly discovered species of bone-eating 'zombie worms.'
Published: 4:58 AM CST January 14, 2020
Updated: 3:19 PM CST January 13, 2020