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wasn't completely surprising although it's very disappointing to see obvious human contamination of the deepest point in the ocean because when I first got to the bottom it seemed very pristine %HESITATION almost like a moonscape and I did see life at first I thought they were %HESITATION carcasses of dead animals but they weren't they were moving on their own accord and they were very beautiful in many ways but as I continued going along the bottom cruising around I did see what appeared to be one or two particles of man made matter I don't know if their plastic or metal but they definitely had sharp edges and one of them had what looked like a letter on it printed so they were obvious contamination we're diving in places that have never been visited by man before and so we're typically finding two or three new species in every major died that we do and some people seem surprised by that but our scientific team is not because again you have these ecosystems that are isolated that I've never been visited for hundreds of millions of years if ever so you're gonna see some degree of evolutionary draft