Tripod Fish

At 1443m, this tripod fish (Bathypterois sp.) swims lazily away from the ROV, then decides to turn and have a look. Wikipedia article on the Tripod fish:

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1. Sin_iZ 6 years ago

what the fuk -.-

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2. h8isgr8 6 years ago

That thing won the evolution lottery with those tripod-leg-thingies. :P

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3. YetiGrowl 6 years ago

why does a fish need legs?! chernobyl fish?!

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4. kartiksura 6 years ago

It somehow looks animated :(|)

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5. PaterSin 6 years ago

who the hell designed this? ;)

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6. CrackrJak 6 years ago

#5 God does have a sense of humor, Doesn't he ?

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7. Comment rated too low. Show this comment Zethriel 6 years ago

Appears fake, look at 0:21. If he has legs... I want fins

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8. TarasFromLviv 6 years ago

Not impressed (enough), I don't see any wings. How do you expect him to fight Godzilla otherwise?

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9. Reaperdaddy 6 years ago

fish from the abysses are so damn scary.. all of them

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10. Urmensch 6 years ago

The world is full of such weird creatures. And they keep finding more all the time.

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11. valerion 6 years ago

That is so cool!

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12. Podroom 6 years ago

@6 whats god dot todo with this?

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13. cincodemayo 6 years ago

Wow, fish with loose balls disorder

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14. hdwg 6 years ago

Fish landing gear.

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15. Baboon 6 years ago

#4 #7 it's not fake, it's just a long focus range with a special camera and special lighting to light the abyss.

and trust me we really don't know what's going on down there ...

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16. InfiniteBoredom 6 years ago

Its so he can get a job as a camaraman.

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17. smi 6 years ago

War of the Worlds. Orson Welles was right, tripods are buried deep below us.

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18. Usdevildoggmc 6 years ago

"Alien abductions" are going on down below as well...

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19. imagic 6 years ago

saw a movie lately, war of the worlds,, for those alien machiens the defenately had this fish as example !

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20. GOOSE42 6 years ago

How can people possibly believe there is no other life in the universe when we have sh&! like this right here? I wish i had a built in stool!

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21. chicodehumo 6 years ago

guaooooooooo 8-)

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22. _MidNight_ 6 years ago

#3 it's called evolution