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Look: 3D scans reveal how cave-dwelling “baby dragons” hunt in the dark

Originally Published: 
Tesarova et. al, GigaScience via YouTube

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In the pitch-black karst caves of Europe, completely blind salamanders called olms thrive.

Formally known as Proteus anguinus, the elusive creatures once intrigued the likes of Charles Darwin and other early naturalists.

They were once thought to be the offspring of dragons — and are still sometimes referred to as such.