CreatureCast – Foraminifera

posted by Casey Dunn / on January 22nd, 2016 / in eukaryotes

Connor McGuigan, a student in my invertebrate zoology course in 2013, describes Astrammina rara: a giant, carnivorous cell that lives in Antarctic waters. This foraminiferan is a unicellular organism that can capture and eat animals much larger than it.

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