Rodrigo Perez Ortega, Knowable
Their color gave them away. Ecologist Diane Stoecker was looking at plankton in samples of ocean water from the dock in Woods Hole Harbor in Massachusetts some 40 years ago when she spotted something strange. Under the microscope, she recognized Laboea strobila, shaped like an ice-cream cone yellowish green and very beautiful, she recalls and the smaller, more spherical Strombidium species also oddly greenish.
Original Title: The Organisms That Are Both Plant and Animal
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