Format: Print Length
Publisher: Open Road Media (September 18, 2012)
Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub
Size: 8.8 MB
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hunt down the mysterious vampire squid on a gorgeous trip into the ocean’s depths with prime marine conservationist Richard Ellis Renowned marine conservationist Richard Ellis offers a desirable account of the vampire squid. Named Vampyroteuthis infernalis (“the vampire squid from Hell”) through its nineteenth-century discoverer due to its sinister visual appeal, it really is neither a vampire nor a real squid, and lives within the deep ocean the place few people ever trap sight of it. a special, lovely creature, it truly is often referred to as a “living fossil,” and it may possibly remove darkness from or flip inside of out at a moment’s observe. Ellis’s narrative of the vampire squid’s historical past, evolution, and features is introduced into context by means of his wide wisdom of alternative squid, octopus, and marine species. greater than thirty dazzling images illustrate the publication. The Little Blue-Eyed Vampire from Hell is an exciting trip into the ocean’s abyss, boldly illuminating one of many earth’s such a lot elusive creatures.