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Cephalopods

When marine biologist Roger Hanlon captured the first scene in this video he started screaming. Hanlon, senior scientist at the Marine Biological Laboratory ...

Skintalkers: Cephalopods Rule

The anatomy of the layered skin of cephalopods has evolved to provide camouflage and communication to a degree not found in land animals.

Top 10 Creepy Prehistoric Creatures

A video I created about some really odd and unusual prehistoric creatures. Watch the video to learn more :-) It includes: Longisquama (Triassic, lizard like,...

Cephalopod, master of camouflage

You think chameleons are good at camouflage? They ain't got nothing on our underwater friends. From Nova.

Cephalopod

When a populated Ocean Liner mysteriously disappears in the Antarctic, a team of professional divers head to the rescue - only to find a Prehistoric Squid wa...

Fossil Cephalopods Introduction - part 2 of 3

Cephalopods where a shelled squid like animal .It swam the Paleozoic seas , it was mere inches to 15 feet in length during the Ordovician period 440 million ...

Mesozoic: Episode III - Special Addition - Prognathodon Rapax vs Protostega Gigas

The third episode of Mesozoic which features two giant marine reptiles interacting with each other along with a whole host of other Late Cretaceous marine li...

Chambered Nautilus (Ancient Squid)

The Chambered Nautilus (Nautilus pompilius) is the best known species of nautilus. The shell, when cut away reveals a lining of lustrous nacre, and displays ...

Merry Christmas, cephalopods! A science song for octopuses, squids, cuttlefish and nautiluses

Cuttlefish, octopuses, squids and nautiluses are so amazing they deserve a little holiday cheer, don't they? Lucas Miller, the "singing zoologist," turns "O,...

Chambered Nautilus Swimming Pompilius Mollusca CEPHALOPODA Ancient Creature (Recored in Thailand)

Chambered Nautilus Swimming Pompilius Mollusca CEPHALOPODA Ancient Creature (Recored in Thailand)

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National Geographic

National Geographic
Wed, 03 Sep 2014 12:15:49 -0700

Prehistoric cephalopods – the kin of today's squid and octopus – were probably the main Helicoprion menu items. Some would have looked squid-like, albeit supported by robust hard parts inside, and been easy enough to snaffle up. Others, however, jetted ...
 
The Press, York
Tue, 03 Jan 2012 01:45:00 -0800

The attraction will also house colour-changing cuttlefish and the jet-propelled, gas-fuelled prehistoric cephalopods 'nautilus' – an octopus inside a spiral shell. “They lend a whole new meaning to the term 'wind power,' as they use their own bodily ...
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