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Uploaded on Feb 11, 2010
What reef animal comes in a rainbow of crazy colors, can throw out its stomach to immobilize predators, then creep away and regrow a brand-new stomach? Its the sea cucumber, prized as a gastronomic delight by some cultures and beginning to yield some of its secrets to scientists. Follow host Ari Daniel Shapiro on an audio Google Earth Tour from a Chinatown market to the reefs of Fiji to learn more about this amazing creature. Listen to more podcasts at: http://education.eol.org/podcast