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These Tweets About A “Ravioli” Starfish All Highlight Hilariously Conflicted Reactions
Do you ever want to take a bite out of something even though you know it’s not edible? This happens to me all the time with shaving cream — my logical brain its a chemical cream meant to go on my scalp to manufacture shaving easier, but my thirsty brain it is a matter of beat cream.( So we’re clear: I do not eat shaving ointment, and neither should be used. LOL .) I know I’m not alone in this feeling, because the Twitterverse has recently experienced a similar difficulty due to a video flowing of a sea animal that examines just like a yummy Italian pasta. These tweets about a “ravioli” starfish can’t help but compare the starfish to luscious, substance ravioli.
Scientists on the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration( NOAA) ship Okeanos Explorer recently captured portraits of a starfish off the Southeastern U.S. Coast that pretty muchlooks exactly like ravioli, per the Ocean Exploration and Research website. On an NOAA mission log posted on July 4, 2019, the starfish, which is officially called Plinthaster dentatus, is described as a “cookie” or “ravioli” star because of its pentagonal influence. The log says the starfish stands out because the arms and legs are “nearly confluent, ” seeing it a little more blob-like than starfish that “ve got five” discernible appendages.
Check out this video of the strange ocean animal 😛 TAGEND
Other than unanimously agreeing the Plinthaster dentatus is a pretty cool sea man, Twitter consumers had one more piece of important commentary — the starfish looks like delicious, substance ravioli. Twitter user @BrainManco pretty accurately described how other Twitter customers were feeling with a tweet that said, “The forbid ravioli.”
For some Twitter users, the conflict between wanting to eat it and knowing they simply can’t was clear. Twitter user @aquafinally, for example, wrote, “[ T] his was just added to the list of things i want to eat but cant.” Another Twitter user, @AnnDayleviewwrote, “It says not edible….but like how not edible are we talking? “
Others didn’t even appear to have been conflicted, they just wanted to eat the little guys.
Others just wanted to share their affection for the starfish, ravioli figure and all.
One Twitter user, @aprillmay , was not affected at all and Tweeted “I HATE THE OCEAN.”
Twitter users aren’t the only people excited about this strangely-shaped and potentially delicious starfish. NOAA scientists who came upon a group of these Starfish feeding on a glass spongewere pretty excited too. In one video shared by the NOAA, a scientist can be heard saying 😛 TAGEND
Holy jumping yikes! That is just the freakin … freakin-est thing I’ve seen all day. Wow I am — you’re exactly making all the little ignites in my brain go off right now. I’m virtually kind of weeping right now because … that was beautiful, that was just amazing . blockquote>
Part of the same reasons scientists were probably so excited when they stumbled upon the Plinthaster dentatus is that the species’ biology has been largely a mystery to scientists, even though they’ve known about the species since 1884, according to the NOAA mission log.
Hey, if this little ravioli-looking creature can help further science, then I guess it’s a win-win, right? I just never guessed watching a video of sea mortals would acquire me so thirsty for pasta, but that’s the attractivenes of the internet!