Author's Notes:
Written for Challenge 655: Vegetable at dw100.

Summary: Donna has never encountered anything quite so alien.

Donna already knew that aliens came in all shapes, sizes, and colours, but until this moment she’d never met one that was so totally alien she couldn’t even figure out what she was looking at: animal, vegetable, or mineral.

It had a shell, of sorts, or possibly the lump on its back was a beetle-like carapace. It had legs, or tentacles, on the underside of what passed for its body, but more than anything else, it resembled a turnip, complete with feathery foliage at the top.

“They evolved from a genetic experiment that went a bit wrong,” the Doctor explained.

The End