Ruby brittle star on coral off the shore of the Cayman Islands (@ Hal Beral/Corbis)
- Ruby stars like this often go to ridiculous lengths to escape their adoring fans.""Disappointingly, the paparazzi are even prepared to follow them underwater
- These echinoderms may be brittle but it\s amazing what they can do when combining forces.""Have you seen The Matrix?
- The species pictured here is capable of rebuilding itself in an emergency.""As superpowers go, regeneration seems particularly handy
- Thinking about getting a closer look at this colourful creature?""You could either get a magnifying glass out or catch the next flight here…