Posted by: Sandy Steinman | October 9, 2019

The Stone-eating Mollusk That Turns Stone Into Sand

The New York Times reports on a creature that eats stone and turns it into sand.

Lithoredo abatanica is an organism with an unusual appetite: This creature eats stone. And when it excretes, what comes out is sand, the leftovers of a still-mysterious digestion process.

Read article at This Creature Eats Stone. Sand Comes Out the Other End. – The New York Times


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