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No One Is Prepared for Hagfish Slime

No One Is Prepared for Hagfish Slime

The Atlantic - Ed Yong

It expands by 10,000 times in a fraction of a second, it’s 100,000 times softer than Jell-O, and it fends off sharks and Priuses alike. At first glance, the hagfish—a sinuous, tubular animal with pink-grey skin and a paddle-shaped tail—looks very much like an eel. Naturalists can tell the two apart …

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