How to eat octopus, as told by dolphins

Bottlenose dolphins are at it again. Their latest antics involve a unique strategy for eating octopus to avoid suffocation. Keep reading to see what they’re up to!

If you have access, you can read the original article in Marine Mammal Science ($): Complex prey handling of octopus by bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops aduncus)

For the rest of us, read the authors’ piece on The Conversation, or on the Murdoch University Cetacean Research Unit’s website. There’s a video too!

Infographic PDF available here.

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