In case you’re wondering how anything could be this gaudy and survive, it couples the color to a nasty toxin saturating its flesh. “Eat me and die,” it’s saying.
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A species name would have been nice. Is it Metasepia pfefferi, a.k.a. Pfeffer’s flamboyant cuttlefish?
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I made the mistake of reading some of the comments on those last youtube videos. There…
What an awful name for such a graceful animal.
The context of this graph isn’t entirely clear, but it’s from Jeffrey Ross-Ibarra of UC Davis,…
Sometimes, people email me with good questions. Here’s one.
When I was a kid, my own visualization…