This footage of a strange freaky worm-like creature creeps the internet in the past few days. Lots of people were baffled because of how the said freaky creature does its thing: it spurts strings of creamy mucus-like stuff all over.

Apparently, this creature is not at all alien in nature or some sort of mutant from hell. It's actually a type of a ribbon worm. According to internet experts i.e. Redditors, this thing greatly resembles a species called Gorgonorhynchus. Citing J/F/G/ Wheeler's study "The Discovery of the Nemertean Gorgonorhynchus and Its Bearing on Evolutionary Theory", it says:

The proboscis of the nemerteans usually consists of an introverted tube in a proboscis sheath, and it is everted like a finger of glove that has been pulled outside in.

Worm tries to eat man's hand
screenshot from youtube
This new nemertean has also a proboscis which is retractile within a proboscis sheath, but the proboscis is branched. The branching is of the dichotomous type. During eversion, which takes place almost explosively, the short main trunk. first appears, then this dividess and the finer and filter branches appear, but since each one of these is the result of an evagination the effect is almost indescribable. It is as if a large number of lively, wriggling, minunte worms had been shot out.
That means the creamy mucus like stuff in spurts out are its proboscis. In other words, those are the worm's tubular sucking organ that it use to feed and from the video we saw it is actually trying to eat the hand of the person holding it. See it for yourself in the video below.

The question now is, what will happen now after it tasted human flesh? Did it like the taste of humans? Well, I hope the fudge not!

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