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Driftwood bored by shipworms!

That’s right, folks! Here’s some wild pictures of pieces of driftwood bored thru by shipworms, the “termites of the sea”! Don’t worry they don’t live in fresh water.

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Shipworms in driftwood

In 1588, Shipworms helped destroy 62 of the Spanish Armada’s 130 ships that were moored for 5 months in shipworm-infested Lisbon Harbor.

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Shipworm
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Driftwood bored thru by Shipworms
Shipworm and shell
Shipworm and its Shell

 

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