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First living giant shipworm discovered in Philippines

DNA Tuesday, 18 April 2017
The existence of the black, mud dwelling creature has been known for centuries.
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News video: Sulphur-powered giant shipworm unearthed in Philippines

Sulphur-powered giant shipworm unearthed in Philippines 01:10

An enormous black worm that lives in the mud of the sea floor and survives on the remnants of noxious gases digested by bacteria has been unveiled by scientists for the first time. IMAGES

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