Antarctica Breakthrough: Creature Clones Itself – Lives Forever
Antarctica researchers were left stunned by an animal they discovered below the ice capable of living for eternity by cloning itself, a documentary revealed.
During the filming of David Attenborough’s famous BBC series Blue Planet 2, viewers got a unique insight into just how little our oceans have been explored. Using a Triton submarine, a team of researchers were able to dive 1000m below the surface of Antarctica into an area known as the “midnight zone”. Here, the team uncovered a bizarre creature capable of cloning itself and essentially living forever.
David Attenborough revealed to viewers how the team came across the bizarre creature which is called a Siphonophore.
He said in 2017: “The midnight zone is full of life.
“Down here, in the blackness, creatures live beyond the normal rules of time.
“Siphonophores are virtually eternal.