The spongelike creatures were attached to a boulder, far under the ice. Photo: British Antarctic Survey The spongelike creatures were attached to a boulder, far under the ice. Photo: British Antarctic Survey
The spongelike creatures were attached to a boulder, far under the ice. Photo: British Antarctic Survey
Antarctica

Scientists discover ‘strange creatures’ under 900-metre-thick Antarctic ice shelf

  • Animals looking like sponges and possibly other unknown species found on boulder on sea floor
  • Scientists wonder how life forms could survive, ‘amazingly adapted to a frozen world’

Topic |   Antarctica
The spongelike creatures were attached to a boulder, far under the ice. Photo: British Antarctic Survey The spongelike creatures were attached to a boulder, far under the ice. Photo: British Antarctic Survey
The spongelike creatures were attached to a boulder, far under the ice. Photo: British Antarctic Survey
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