Monday, June 8, 2009

Tales of the Monk Fish

I am endlessly fascinated by the simple concept that there are so many lifeforms existing on this planet at the same time as myself, carrying out their own distinct and unique lives. It's especially disorienting to catch such a brief glimpse of a person, a creature, a plant, carrying out its existence, completely devoid of context.

Here is a monk fish, caught for only a minute or so on camera, looking almost wholly other and yet also clearly one of us.

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