October 17, 2012

Today is Hag Fish Day!

Hag fish are pretty much the most disgusting creatures on the planet—and today is their day!

Among other things, hag fish give off a really thick slime when attacked by predators, allowing the hag fish to slip away. (Below.)

Ooh, and check out the mouth on that thing!

More hagfish facts in The Big Book of Gross Stuff, natch!

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