Watching Hungry Clams Emerge From The Beach Is Absolutely Haunting

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:

By Elie Ayrouth

Elie is a product of Orange County, CA. In early 2012, his dentist diagnosed him with 8 different cavities, three of which on the same tooth, as a result of his 23-year Sour Patch Kid addiction.

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