Cephalopod Fights - Predator vs Prey

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    Now THAT is Unique footage, strangely enough, the squid in question appears to be gnawing at the fish' head, rather than its spinal cord... Straight for the brain...
     
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    Didn't seem too much like a battle to me, it seemed quite peaceful really.
     
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    Much to my embarrassment, what my mind sees is a child's story book coming to life with a "cowboy" taming his "horse".
     
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    Unlike in the story of David and Goliath, the gigantic octopus defeats the smaller creature. However, the crab tries its very best and puts in a valiant ...

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    In a video that should surprise no one, a bloodthirsty octopus can be seen in hot pursuit of its crab quarry while a group of Australians contribute ...

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    YouTube user Bettina Turnbull uploaded this video on April 10 of an octopus hotly pursuing a crab. According to the description, she filmed it at Rose ...

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    It's horrifying. It's fascinating. We can't look away. YouTube user Bettina Turnbull uploaded this video on April 10 of an octopus hotly pursuing a crab.

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    Octopuses are known for their intelligence and enjoying the sweet, briny taste of crabs. At Rosebay Wharf in Sydney, Australia, another octopus was ...

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    A predatory octopus was chasing a crab in front of a fascinated crowd at Rose Bay and the crustacean did its absolute best to avoid being eaten.

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    Australia once brought us an amazing ninja octopus who sneak attacked an unsuspecting crab chilling in some rocks. Now, we get another octopus ...

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    YouTube user "Bettina Turnbull" uploaded some intriguing footage of an octopus chasing a crab on 10 April. According to the video description, it was ...

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    Gigglebit is Siliconrepublic's daily dose of the funny and fantastic in science and tech, to help start your day on a lighter note – because sometimes the ...

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    You wouldn't want to get caught between these two sea monsters. This pair of massive deep-water foes are waging war in Antarctic waters, and it's eat ...

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    Two giant monsters of the deep are waging a war two kilometres beneath the surface of the Antarctic Ocean, scientists have discovered.

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    The behemoth colossal squid can reach sizes of sizes of 495 kg (1091 lbs) and 4.2 meters (13.8 feet). The colossal squid's competitor? The Antarctic ...

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    Male cuttlefish can evaluate the likelihood of winning a fight by assessing ... more intricate details of cephalopod fighting behaviour and competition.

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    With feline claws and definitely a size advantage, it dips into a pool with the cephalopod. But surprise for the cat because the squid just attaches itself ...

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