Video: Krill Swarm Seas by the Billions

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September 21, 2006—Tiny crustaceans called krill live in all the world's oceans, where they play a big role in the global food chain.

Watch the waters turn red off the coast of California where billions of krill congregate, and see these shrimplike critters serve as dinner for the largest animal on Earth—the blue whale, which eats them by the thousand in a single gulp.

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