Strange creature I never saw before.
fleming at norden1.com
Thu Aug 1 18:45:41 EST 1996
mamason at FREENET.COLUMBUS.OH.US (Matthew Mason) wrote:
>On 1 Aug 1996, Aghaa wrote:
>> The other day I saw a strange little creature.
>> I have never seen anthing like it before. The nearest I
>> can describe it is that it was shaped somewhat like a worm
>> but much more fragile looking. It was about six or seven
>> millimeters long and about as thin as a piece of thread.
>> What was strange was that this thing was walking end-over-end
>> like a slinki. I was amazed and am very curious.
>> If anyone has any idea what this could be please tell me.
>> I can be reached at aghaa at zadian.com
>> (p.s.) I know very little about biology so be gentle.
>> -Agha ( San Jose, California )
Sounds like one of the gram-negative rods I had in my contaminated
Vero cells ;) (O.K. maybe not that big, but hey, when your cells are
toast everything is huge!)
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