When is an animal truly primal? Does having eleven arms, a prime number, count?
Prime numbers are actually quite common in plants but seem wrong in the animal world.
Our Oceans’ Eleven and and Edithburgh resident, the eleven-armed sea star, Coscinasterias muricata, is our largest starfish and is as primal as they come!
Photo: Robert Rath, ‘Ocean’s Eleven Again’ 1/160s f/7.1 ISO640 15mm