[News]: Squid skin reveals hidden messages - Biology News Net (press release)

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  1. octobot

    octobot Robotic Staff Staff Member Robotic Staff

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    Squid skin reveals hidden messages
    [SIZE=-1]Biology News Net (press release), Canada - 13 hours ago[/SIZE]
    [SIZE=-1]In the animal world, squid are masters of disguise. Pigmented skin cells enable them to camouflage themselves--almost instantaneously--from predators. ... [/SIZE]


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    Brief, but interesting. So I guess they could secretly be planning their takeover of the land after all.... But seriously this could have implications on signalling about predators (mentioned in the article) but also for mating. There might be more going on then just the amazing colour spectacle.

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