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MikeyCarson
03-10-2006, 04:36 PM
PARIS Mar 7, 2006 (AP) A team of American-led divers has discovered a new crustacean in the South Pacific that resembles a lobster and is covered with what looks like silky, blond fur, French researchers said Tuesday.

Scientists said the animal, which they named Kiwa hirsuta, was so distinct from other species that they created a new family and genus for it.

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he who rocks
03-10-2006, 05:04 PM
ya know... i saw this on cnn... interesting.. thanks fir keeping us up to date in the news damian

Rob
03-10-2006, 09:13 PM
That is cute.

rob

WhatYouSee
03-10-2006, 09:20 PM
Thats some scary sh.. um stuff! Seriously, it does look very strange though and interesting.

djurzi
03-11-2006, 05:47 AM
Defiantly something I have never seen before.

wired
03-11-2006, 02:53 PM
it looks like a cockroach that evolved and got long arms.

but really, i just want to know what it *tastes* like...

he who rocks
03-11-2006, 03:12 PM
i wonder wtf it needs fur for

onesuiteworld
03-11-2006, 03:16 PM
now this is what i call news

all i have to say--ewwwwwwwww

wired
03-11-2006, 04:19 PM
awww, come on now matt. what if it tasted better than shrimp? would you be ewwwing then? :lol:

onesuiteworld
03-11-2006, 04:23 PM
awww, come on now matt. what if it tasted better than shrimp? would you be ewwwing then? :lol:

alot of things look gross but arent. ever had alligator? i once did, it was very good, but the thought creeps people out

wired
03-11-2006, 04:31 PM
yup. and conch, which is really a lot like eating an overgrown sea-spider, lol. now that one would make me go ewww if i had to eat it intact.

but back to this new critter.... looks like a cockroach of the sea (hey, maybe they could market it like "chicken of the sea" tuna. :lol: )

onesuiteworld
03-11-2006, 04:32 PM
(hey, maybe they could market it like "chicken of the sea" tuna. :lol: )

and an added bonus, itll give the public a new reason to hate jessica simpson for being just so stupid

MikeyCarson
03-11-2006, 08:09 PM
Defiantly something I have never seen before.
:lol: nobody really has....that's why it's a new species! :biggrin: