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15 Facts About Starfish That Will Freak You TF Out

Think they're sedentary, docile creatures? THINK AGAIN.

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1. Just like the DC Comics villain Starro the Conqueror, starfish really do have the power of invulnerability.

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Starfish are basically indestructible and have developed ~super powers~ that have made them masters of the sea.

2. They can have 5, 10, 20, and even up to 40 arms! TBH that's pretty freaking terrifying.

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5. The most chilling part? That severed arm can actually grow into an entirely new starfish minion.

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Yes, you read that correctly. Starfish have the power of regeneration. They can regrow a lost arm AND create a new starfish from severed arms.

7. In addition to their tough, calcified exoskeleton, some starfish have sharp, venomous spines covering their body.

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~As if we weren't already googling a superhero that could match this villain.~

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8. With such a cute facade, it's friggin' ALARMING to find out that they prey on sea creatures that are too slow to escape them, because they are savage AF.

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Many eat cute lil' molluscs, clams, oysters, mussels, and snails.

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14. While villains are often described as cold-blooded, starfish are actually ~no-blooded~, instead circulating oxygen-rich seawater throughout their vascular system.

With an infinite power supply, they are virtually indestructible creatures!!