Monday, October 24, 2011

one eyed albino shark

http://the-scientist.com/2011/10/19/one-eyed-shark/




genetic happenings.  many of these are considered "monsters' but I consider these genetic surprises that may or may not have an advantage in the system.

But I'm guessing you're going to see this somewhere as some sort of sea monster... it's not
according to the article it is
"
By Jef Akst | October 19, 2011
This is not an ancient one-eyed species, but an animal suffering from a rare congenital condition known as cyclopia, which has been documented in a variety of species, including humans. Measuring in at 56 centimeters (22 inches) in length, the organism is actually a fetus, extracted from the womb of a pregnant dusky shark, caught by fisherman Enrique Lucero León near Cerralvo Island in the Gulf of California."
 http://the-scientist.com/2011/10/19/one-eyed-shark/

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