A Zombie Worm And Other Amazing Images From This Week

Zombie Worm

This horrifying worm is an Osedax, also called a zombie worm or bone-eating worm, for a pretty obvious reason: it lives inside the bones of dead sea creatures, like whales, eating and mating and doing all kinds of other gross worm things. It was only discovered in 2002. Read more here.

Norio Miyamoto/Naturwissenschaften

Plus the most beautiful image of Earth, New York City on Venus, and the world’s largest (deflated) rubber duck.

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