Six Terrifying Photos Of Deep-Sea-Dwelling Bristle Worms

Polychaetes, or bristle worms, are a class of deep-sea-dwelling annelid worms. Thanks to a new macro photo gallery of them on the Telegraph’s website, it’s safe to say bristle worms are also TERRIFYING. Here are six examples of why.

5.

OK, so this one is more “Georgia O’Keeffe painting” than “terrifying sea monster,” but still.

6.

And this one is actually kind of cute?

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