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Jupiter Life Forms

Arthur C. Clarke’s gas-based life forms on Jupiter can grow to be several miles in length. Their delta-shaped predators cut them in half. Like Earthworms, each surviving half regenerates and resumes growing to full size.* This is the creature’s only known reproductive method.

*I read Clarke’s book several decades ago and may have made some of this up. Corrections are welcome.

Paul Guernsey, 2019