Giant, Unknown Animals Found off Antarctica

Giant, Unknown Animals Found off Antarctica
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The New Zealand crew of the Tangaroa vessel conducted parallel sonar sweeps (pictured in a photo illustration) to map the geography of Antarctic sea life as part of a marine census in February and March 2008.

The team also used advanced video imaging to photograph the seafloor to a depth of 2.1 miles (3.5 kilometers)—resulting in eye-opening images of little-known polar animals.

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—Image by Erika Mackay/NZ IPY-CAML
 
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