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Did you know somebody made a new sea creature last week?

Deadly New Sea Creature Lures Fish with Red Lights
By Robert Roy Britt
LiveScience Senior Writer

For fish, the red light district is deeper and more dangerous than anyone imagined.

A newfound deep-sea relative of the jellyfish flashes glowing red lights on twitching, stinging tentacles to lure fish to their deaths more than a mile below the surface.

The discovery is odd, because scientists had figured deep-sea animals can’t see red light, since they live where sunlight doesn’t reach and therefore have no evolutionary reason to detect the color.

So since we’ve never seen it we label “new.” I assure you that it is not “new” to all their little glowing red fishy friends.

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