Marfan syndrome (also called Marfan’s syndrome) is a genetic disorder of the connective tissue. People with Marfan tend to be unusually tall, with long limbs and long, thin fingers…
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I’ve never seen arachnodactyly’s foot counterpart.
Tarantula infected with cordyceps fungus. Cordyceps are a group of parasitic fungi containing over 400 described species. Their hosts are usually insects but they can also infect other fungi.
Alligator perched on a turtle at Bluebill Pond in Harris Neck NWR.
Photo credit: © Mary Ellen Urbanski
Black dogfish embryos. The black dogfish is a small deep dwelling shark with a short and heavily set body. This shark species occurs only in the Atlantic Ocean basin. This is a deep water shark occurring at depths of 275 to 1600 meters (975 to 5,280 feet). Average size for this shark is about 60 to 75 cm with a maximum size of 84 cm.
Fun Fact: A furuncle is the technical term for one boil, and a carbuncle is the name for a group or cluster of boils, typically with multiple drainage points! n//_//n