Weird, alien-like creature found deep in Atlantic Ocean has 20 gangly arms

Researchers have found an otherworldly, 20-tentacled creature lurking within the freezing depths of the Antarctic Ocean.

Resembling an alien or a Lovecraftian horror, the Antarctic strawberry feather star (Promachocrinus fragarius) is considered one of 4 new species of crinoids that scientists discovered on the backside of the ocean. Crinoids are a bunch of eerie, completely symmetrical creatures that embrace sea lilies and sea feathers. Sea lilies connect themselves to the ocean ground with a stalk, whereas sea feathers abandon their stalk upon reaching maturity to waft themselves by means of the ocean with mesmerizing, synchronized swishes of their arms.

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