Tadpole Shrimp Are Coming For Your Rice
Season 8 Episode 17 | 4m 42s | Video has closed captioning.
Tadpole shrimp are neither tadpoles nor shrimp. They’re time-traveling crustaceans called triops. Their eggs can spend years – even decades – frozen in time, waiting to hatch. When California rice growers flood their fields, they create the perfect conditions for hordes of these ravenous creatures to awaken.
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