Thursday, April 7, 2016

star sands

inspired by a photo sent to me by my friend Tammy, I did some research on the fascinating history of
the star sands of Okinawa.
for a full explanation, go to this website-star sands
here are some pics and a quote from the website to pique your interest-

Star sands, the minute wonders of nature found on beaches and in the sands of Indo-Pacific waters are protozoa that belong to the Foraminifera family. What made these earthly stars and how did they appear, though? Herein lies a wonderful story that spars with modern biology.

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