I’m Going to Eat You! Said the Seastar to the Barnacle

In response to The Daily Post’s weekly photo challenge: “Close Up.”

Tiny starfish, <emP. ochracaceus, perched on a giant barnacle, Balanus nubilus
Tiny starfish, Pisaster ochraceus, perched on a giant barnacle, Balanus nubilus

This photo already appeared on theoutershores in Quick, What’s This Worm? with the caption you see above. At the time, I thought it was fine, but Jarm hit a home run with,

“I’m going to eat you!” said the seastar to barnacle.

What better caption for this intimate and somewhat absurd predator-prey scene? This week’s photo challenge is the perfect place to showcase Jarm’s creativity and sense of humor.