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That's how lamprey looks 😀!
@oceanfact : the lamprey is an ectoparasite (i.e. it attaches itself to its host) and no… the lamprey can’t bite. with their eel-like body, lampreys are primitive vertebrates with no jaws. their mouth, endowed with many teeth, is circular and acts as a sucker. with their teeth, they scratch the host body to blood and s**k the blood of the poor host. but s*****g blood is not the only function of its giant sucker…