If any part of you ever felt guilty about enjoying a nice clam chowder, pasta with clam sauce, or taking part in a good old fashioned New England clam bake, your woes can be eased by the knowledge that these creatures are totally creepy.
Prepare yourself for some serious heeby jeebies.
It”s tongue-like body slithers out of its shell.
It really gets into that salt.
This video shows the whole, horrible thing in action.
According to scientists, this is simply its attempt to bury itself in a sandy sediment like it would under water. But it”s still super gross. Someone needs to toss this thing into some white wine sauce, stat. (Or back in the ocean, just get it off of the table already!)