Photomicrography Reveals The World’s Smallest Wonders

Tripped Out


This bright and colorful image looks like a digital work of art that could be made into a trippy poster for a college student. It definitely does not look like a photograph of a living creature, but that is precisely what it is. Christian Gautier Biosphoto from France snapped this image of a Synapta, better known as a sea cucumber. Sea cucumbers, which live on the ocean floor, have leathery skin and sort of resemble giant slugs. But who would have guessed that up close they actually look like a collection colorful little anchors?