...I say mitochondria!
photo by Louisa Howard, via Wikipedia's extensive mitochondrion entry
Am I right?
And that makes Olivia, of Beasts in a Populous City fame,
the WINNER!!! Woo-hoo!!! Nice work, chica!
ALL of your guesses were most delightful
and imaginative and made my day. THANKS!!
and are frequently called the power house of the cell.
It's where most ATP molecules in your body are made,
and ATP is your body's ultimate energy currency.
And the reason dark meat is dark,
is because they are muscles the animal uses a lot,
so they need more energy (mitochondria) there.
Turkeys walk and scratch the ground a lot,
but fly seldom and briefly,
so their legs are dark meat,
& the flight muscles (breast meat) are white.
The wiki entry on re: mitochondrion is extensive, if you want more.
So, do you ever see things in certain ways
because of what you do for a living or as a hobby?
If you recall, do tell.