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" KNOTS " everywhere ?
« on: October 28, 2005, 09:37:21 PM »
Hello !
Knots in ART :


not "really knots" but inside, fibers are quite entangled.


- - - Non-Human :


introduction :

pic 43 in

Honorary member of IGKT from the sea ?   see "What kind of tricks can they do?"

myxine knotted  in

Attacked myxine pour out of 150 pores 5g (0.18 ounces)  of dry fibers that with hydratation puff out faster than any other known substance to give 20 liters (5.3 US gallons  4.4 UK gallons)  of a strong viscous substance

"As unique trait, hagfish can use a knot to pull themselves out the places where they feed." in

If a Hagfish wishes to disengage from its current prey, they form a knot with their body and slide it towards the mouth. The knot provides something to press against in order to pull the mouth off. This is a unique trait. in

Spiders : ( yes I know! not really knot but nets thought!)

see page 13 of  "bacteria, flies and knots"

- - - Human:

BEWARE : can be distressing to some so do not go there if you are easily upset or psychologically schocked : Views of umbilical knots and loops