Lobsters are terrifying immortal beings, sort of

Lobsters are terrifying immortal beings, sort of

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Lobsters are immortal. Kind of. 

Along with tasting delicious when dipped in butter and garlic, lobsters have another great trait: They constantly produce telomerase. Instead of dying of old age, the crustaceans just get bigger and bigger, thanks to their molecular hack. 

Or as @JUNIUS_64 explained in her viral Twitter thread, they made “a deal with the devil for conditional immortality and it backfired on them.”

[bong rip]

[exhale]

lobsters made a deal with the devil for conditional immortality and it backfired on them. you cannot change my mind

— labcoat lesbian @ NYC Pride + AC (@JUNIUS_64) June 21, 2018 Read more…

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Source: Mashable | Lobsters are terrifying immortal beings, sort of

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