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    Sea Squid Swing Both Ways
    Global Animal
    Although instances of male-male mating are known from other squid and octopus species, this is the first time it has been found to be as frequent as male-female mating, says Hoving. The same-sex squid behavior was caught on film by a remotely operated ...


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    Jurassic 'Squid' Were Speedy Swimmers
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    Acanthoteuthis is a cephalopod, part of the ocean-dwelling group that includes modern octopus, squid and cuttlefish, with an evolutionary history spanning 500 million years. But even though cephalopods have been around for a long time, unlike many ...


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    Squid relatives sped through water
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    Squid-like creatures that lived more than 60 million years ago could swim rapidly, supporting claims that they swam freely rather than just near the ocean bottom. Biol. Lett. Fossils of belemnitid marine animals from 200 million to 66 million years ago ...


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    Male squid unfazed by costly sex
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    Being choosy, however, might not always be for the best, at least not when it comes to sperm allocation in male bottletail squid, according to new research from Monash University. In the animal world, females are generally regarded as the more choosy ...


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    Squid relatives sped through water
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    Squid-like creatures that lived more than 60 million years ago could swim rapidly, supporting claims that they swam freely rather than just near the ocean bottom. Biol. Lett. Fossils of belemnitid marine animals from 200 million to 66 million years ago ...


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    This week in science: Gang of squid
    Daily Kos
    But it is a bit unsettling that cephalopods—squids, octopuses, cuttlefish—are booming, and scientists don't know why. Texas voters narrowly rejected an anti-science lunatic for their influential Board of Education earlier this week: “Texas escaped an ...


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