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Eastern Emerald Elysia

Elysia chlorotica is a “solar-powered” marine sea slug that sequesters and retains photosynthetically active chloroplasts from the algae it eats and, remarkably, has incorporated algal genes into its own genetic code. It is emerald green in color often with small red or white markings, has a slender shape typical of members of its genus, and parapodia (lateral “wings”) that fold over its body in life. This sea slug is unique among animals to possess photosynthesis-specific genes and is an extraordinary example of symbiosis between an alga and mollusc as well as a genetic chimera of these two organisms. 

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IT’S A FUCKIN ANIMAL

THAT’S A PLANT

A MOTHERFUCKIN ANIMAL

THAT IS A MOTHERFUCKIN PLANT

dude this is totally something that would be on Rannoch

MOTHER NATURE I DON’T UNDERSTAND HALP

FUCKING LIFE MAN

THIS IS AWESOME

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