Worm with hundreds of bottoms found

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A new species of worm has been discovered that has hundreds of bottoms.

The ‘bottoms’ of this worm can detach from the worm’s body and swim away all by themselves.

These worms live in sea sponges.

The worm has been affectionately named by scientists Ramisyllis kingghidorahi, after Godzilla’s multi-headed enemy – King Ghidorah.

Twenty-five of these worms have been discovered so far, with the first of its kind found in October 2019.

This species is uncommon for a number of reasons, including its body shape.

Instead of being one long and narrow tube, it is shaped more like a tree, with branches and twigs.

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