Courtesy of of The Leon H. Charney School of Marine SciencesNever cross a cuttlefish: Researchers film vicious battle between two males fighting over a female

The video, taken in the Aegean Sea, shows the males raising their arms, changing their skin colors and dilating their pupils in a show of strength.

The encounter was filmed by Dr Derya Akkaynak of the University of Haifa in Israel, and Dr Justine Allen, then a PhD student in the Brown University-Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL) in 2011, with MBL Senior Scientist Dr Roger Hanlon.


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