Photo: Dolphin "Chef" Follows Cuttlefish Recipe



A wild dolphin in Australia has been observed following a set of steps to prepare a mollusk, a new study says.

The dolphin pinned the cuttlefish to the seafloor (top left), lifted it toward the surface (top right), beat it with her snout to release ink (bottom left), stripped it of its internal shell, and then consumed the animal whole (bottom right).

Photograph courtesy Julian Finn, Tom Tregenza, and Mark Norman


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