The first video is from the deep dark sewers of Cameron Village in Raleigh, NC.  Someone sent a snake camera down and created a video that looks strangely like a colonoscopy.

Dr. Timothy S. Wood from says this:

Thanks for the video – I had not see it before. No, these are not bryozoans! They are clumps of annelid worms, almost certainly tubificids (Naididae, probably genus Tubifex). Normally these occur in soil and sediment, especially at the bottom and edges of polluted streams. In the photo they have apparently entered a pipeline somehow, and in the absence of soil they are coiling around each other. The contractions you see are the result of a single worm contracting and then stimulating all the others to do the same almost simultaneously, so it looks like a single big muscle contracting. Interesting video.

The second video is just good old American fun.  Some people find something similar in the bayou but don’t really know what it is.  They think it looks a lot like balistic gel so there’s nothing left to do but shoot it with a Springfield.   Watch that video and an explanation of what the first monster is after the jump.

Here’s the video explaining Tubifex tubifex.

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