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This underwater forest looks like it's from another planet. The scientists who found it are calling it "the forest of the wild." These unusual life forms are glass sponges. They stay in one place their whole lives and can live for up to 10,000 years. Look closely and you'll see they all face the same direction and that is because of the underwater current. See how the ground slopes down? This forest is on a mountain. Underwater mountains are called seamounts. Thanks to underwater investigations like this, we know that seamounts are a hot spot for life. Who needs aliens when you've got water worlds like this?

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