It doesn't look like a duck. It doesn't swim like a duck. And it sure as hell doesn't quack like a duck. In fact, a geoduck has nothing to do with a duck, other than they're both animals and probably smell bad.
Because most people have never seen a geoduck in person, we exposed a number of Thrillist staff members to a live geoduck -- after hiding it under a cloche, of course. And the ensuing reactions to the Pacific clam ran the gamut from laughter, to shock, to revulsion. What else do you expect from the Ron Jeremy of clams?
And we're not calling it that because it's bald and has a killer 'stache.