Urchin on the ridiculous

BBC: Red sea urchin 'almost immortal'
The red sea urchin found in the shallow waters of the Pacific Ocean is one of the Earth's longest-living animals.

Two quibbles:

  • how can something be almost immortal
  • if it lives in the Pacific Ocean, why isn't it called the Pacific Ocean Urchin?
Filed under: Nonsense

Richard Carter

A fat, bearded chap with a Charles Darwin fixation.


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