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Video: Tentacled snake in action

Jun. 18, 2009, 12:38 PM | Want more research news? Subscribe to our weekly newsletter »

High-speed video taken by biologist Kenneth Catania shows how the tentacled snake uses a body fake to trick fish into fleeing toward the snake’s head, instead of to safety. The video also shows how the snake aims its strike to a location where it expects the fish’s head to be instead of tracking its movement.

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Contact: David Salisbury