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Can this Cuttlefish Pass an Intelligence Test?

Clip: Season 48 | 9m 51s | Video has closed captioning.

Following days of training, the cuttlefish is faced with the decision to strike and devour one of two tempting prey: Will it wait for the live crayfish or immediately strike the shrimp? Its intriguing behavior is challenging our understanding of the origins of intelligence.

Aired: 10/18/21

Rating: NR

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