I Saw A Sea Monster On Youtube!...Really!
Why It Matters
That's Not A Sea Monster?
Periodically ripples spread throughout the internet when a tasty bit of video surfaces which shows something incredible like a lake monster or a Yeti or a sea monster. Here's one video which had people a titter.
But not everyone who saw this video thought "sea monster". To some people, it was just another day at the office.
Use the below resources to answer the following questions
- What is Deepstaria's closest relative?
- How are the “bumps” in Deepstaria related to the tentacles in other jellyfish?
- What caused the undulating patterns seen in videos of Deepstaria which helped fuel the internet sea monster buzz?
- What characteristics does Deepstaria have that indicate it is a cnidarian?
- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EwCgcwuFsBk&feature=plcp Youtube by MBARI
- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4FUccwdB65s Youtube by ChablisChannelFR