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Four new species of carnivorous sponges: Adapting to life in the deep sea

Key Facts In This Video

  1. Sponges typically feed on bacteria and single-celled organisms that they sift out of water currents. 00:26

  2. The individual cells of carnivorous sponges engulf and digest caught prey. 01:03

  3. Carnivorous sponges have probably been around for about 200 million years. 03:15