Unusual Creatures is a PBS Digital Studios series. This particular episode reveals some fascinating facts about the Sea Pig (Scotoplanes globosa), a critter that inhabits a world on the deep ocean floor that most of us will never directly experience. These little pink blobs survive by hoovering up “marine snow”, basically eating and pooping. That doesn’t inhibit the show’s host Michael Hearst from collaborating with the San Francisco string group Kronos Quartet to create a musical tribute to this peculiar denizen of the deep. (h/t AGD)
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