CreatureCast – The Blanc Conundrum

posted by Casey Dunn / on June 9th, 2014 / in Cnidaria, Siphonophores

The siphonophore Hippopodius hippopus is usually transparent, but when disturbed it suddenly becomes milky white. We originally posted this episode at the New York Times, where you can read more.

This episode was made by Pathikrit Bhattacharyya. The music is by Lee Rosevere, Alex Gross and Thiaz Itch.