Scientists find only two rare ‘suicidal’ sea cucumbers


GEORGE TOWN: After three nights of diving, expedition scientists only found two rare nocturnal and “suicidal” Golden Sea Cucumbers in Kedah’s Songsong Islands, the only place that this species is found in the world.

“If I hold it in my hand, it will feel my body heat and commit suicide by dissolving into mush,” said expedition leader Prof Dr Zulfigar Yasin.

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