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  • Steven Swimmer

    Freak of nature. A hagfish with true alien teeth.

  • mattmoses

    alien brains

  • John Hutchinson

    Hagfish mouth is not your friend. Pacific hagfish (Epatretus stoutii); from Flickr | patricksumlee

  • Shawn S.

    Scientists refer to the vagina dentata that is the hagfish's face as "two pairs of tooth-like rasps on the top of a tongue-like projection." Just to add insult to horror, it turns out that the hagfish doesn't even really need a mouth, considering that it can actually eat with its skin. It generally gets its nutrition from swimming around in putrid waters around decomposing corpses and absorbing the delicious corpse juice through its pores, not needing its 4 rows of fangs at all

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