I’m naive to clams.
I eat them in hordes when available, in pasta and on pizzas whenever the chance presents itself, but never have I thought about them as living beings with eating needs like the rest of us. Not until today, stumbling across a nondescript video uploaded in 2012 of a wave calmly washing over a sandy beach, only to leave behind an incentive for thousands of clams to poke up through the surface and begin feeding.
The experience, I’m sure only exasperated in person, is equal parts haunting and gratifying. Eat on clams. Eat on: