It’s true what they say: “curiosity killed the cat,” or in this instance, squid. The wild has its full share of survival of the fittest occurrences, and what happens on land occurs underwater, as well. This video of an inquisitive cephalopod has a sad and abrupt ending when an even bigger creature grabs it in full view of the camera.
The footage comes courtesy of RV Investigator, a CSIRO (Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research) marine vessel. The state-of-the-art ship does deep sea oceanography research, as well as the geological exploration of ocean ecosystems and marine real estate for future resource exploration.
The ship’s crew can tell you some pretty amazing things about the ocean.
The RV Investigator was on a study-and-survey jaunt of Australia’s waters when their underwater cameras caught this beautiful and terrifying recording of vicious marine animals.
At a depth of 139 meters (456 feet), the ship’s crew released an instrument with a line used as part of their research.
According to the national science agency, when this particular instrument is calibrated, it draws in a lot of ocean wildlife.
“When the equipment is being calibrated it tends to attract some inquisitive, and sometimes aggressive, squid!”
In this instance, a very curious squid attached itself to the line.
However, the cephalopod wasn’t able to satisfy its curiosity for very long. In a matter of milliseconds, something even bigger came along and ended its existence very abruptly. It happened so quickly that the research ship’s crew were stunned.
It didn’t help their utter astonishment any that the predator happened to be a bigger version of the prey. The poor creature didn’t stand a chance at all.
Watch the whole footage of the brutal underwater incident.
The crew may have expected this kind of behavior from more obvious animals, like sharks for instance, which Australia has an abundance of.
However, they didn’t anticipate this ruthless conduct from an ink fish. Thanks to the RV Investigator’s scientific exploration, they know more now.
Fight Between Hawk and Snake Has Totally Unexpected Mind-Blowing Ending
A red-tailed hawk tangles with a ferocious snake and the incredible outcome is straight out of a movie.
Out in the great outdoors, the brutality of the food chain is in full display. It's just the way nature operates. Take, for instance, the case of a red-tailed hawk who encountered a bullsnake somewhere in Arizona.
The two protagonists in this animal face-off are both known for their skills in getting their prey. They're both high up on the food chain. That's why it's so interesting to see them fight against each other. It's an even match, so to speak!
It's a fierce bird, but can it handle a snake?
30 Times Pet Owners Regretted Leaving Their Pets Home Alone
Get a pet, they said. It’ll be fun, they said.
Coming home to your beloved pet after a long day at work is a priceless feeling. Dogs jumping up and down with excitement and cats purring their heart away as you turn that key and enter the door to your house - those who have pets will definitely be able to relate to this.
There are also times when our pets surprise us after being left alone at home. Unfortunately, these surprises may not be the sweet and heartwarming kind, because almost always, it's something unpleasant.
This hilarious compilation of images will show us how pets can wreak havoc in our homes when left alone. Check them out and see how many you'll be able to relate to.
25 Pet Owners Who Regretted Asking Other People to Look After Their Pets
Be careful who you ask to babysit your pets!
If you are a pet owner, then you are familiar with that dreadful feeling when you have to leave your beloved pet with someone else when you need to go away for some time. Often, we leave them with people whom we know we can trust and whom we know will treat them well. That way, we can enjoy our time away without worrying if our pets have eaten or if they were taken out for a walk.
However, we need to be careful who we trust because there are times when things just don't go out the way we expect them to with our pets and their foster fur-rents and pet-sitters. You see, you might just end up coming home to your cat looking like a triceratops or your dog appearing like a drag queen. You wouldn't want that, do you?
So if you're planning to leave your pets under someone's care, you might want to take a look at this compilation of hilarious photos. Consider this as a warning.
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