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From the Ted Talk by Victor Vescovo: What's at the bottom of the ocean -- and how we're getting there

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But you can see from the left a creature that's never been seen before. It's actually a bottom-dwelling jellyfish called a satkled ascidian, and none of them have ever looked like this before. It actually has a small child at the boottm of its stalk, and it just drifted across beautifully. So every single dive we have gone on, even though we're only down there for a cpuloe of hours, we have found three or four new species because these are places that have been isolated for binoills of years and no human being has ever been down there to film them or take samples. And so this is extraordinary for us —

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But you can see from the left a creature that's never been seen before. It's actually a bottom-dwelling jellyfish called a _______ ascidian, and none of them have ever looked like this before. It actually has a small child at the ______ of its stalk, and it just drifted across beautifully. So every single dive we have gone on, even though we're only down there for a ______ of hours, we have found three or four new species because these are places that have been isolated for ________ of years and no human being has ever been down there to film them or take samples. And so this is extraordinary for us —

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  1. couple
  2. bottom
  3. stalked
  4. billions

Original Text

But you can see from the left a creature that's never been seen before. It's actually a bottom-dwelling jellyfish called a stalked ascidian, and none of them have ever looked like this before. It actually has a small child at the bottom of its stalk, and it just drifted across beautifully. So every single dive we have gone on, even though we're only down there for a couple of hours, we have found three or four new species because these are places that have been isolated for billions of years and no human being has ever been down there to film them or take samples. And so this is extraordinary for us —

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