BunkyBrewman: "This particular animal was..... collected live from the Icelandic shelf in 2006,"So, in other words, they killed it.
HotWingAgenda: All 200 clams were killed when they were frozen on board to take them home. They didn't find out how old Ming was until they were back in the lab and looked at its shell under a microscope."No u guyz, we're totes not to blame for this, we're jus like the guyz that cut down that redwood to cut its rings and then found out it was a hundred brazilian years old later."
cretinbob: WTFDYW: Shell valves? WTF is that?[visual.merriam-webster.com image 550x384]
here to help: Oh good. The deniers are here.You guys must have missed the part where they said that it was infinitesimally impossible for this particular clam to have been the oldest clam in the world.But yes, this PROVES we should squeeze every last drop of oil out of the ground and burn it as fast as we possibly can... because reasons.
MaudlinMutantMollusk: BunkyBrewman: "This particular animal was..... collected live from the Icelandic shelf in 2006,"So, in other words, they killed it.From a 2007 story: The animal died when the researchers counted its rings.So... yeah, I'd think so
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