Feed Me LIGHT!

It doesn’t sound real, does it? However, the sea slug Elysia chlorotica is like a plant because it can photosynthesize and find energy in light to transform carbon dioxide into sugars.

CBC Radio’s Quirks & Quarks was told by Sidney Pierce of the University of South Florida that “If you shine light on these slugs, they fix carbon dioxide and make oxygen just like a plant.”

Learn something new and interesting everyday! Funny, we can’t help thinking about Dalton McGuinty and his little Windmills.


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