Monday, June 21, 2010
Cuttlefish are some of the strangest animals on the planet. These shape-shifting creatures can hypnotize their prey, impersonate the opposite sex and even kill with lightning fast speed.
More accomplished masters of disguise than any chameleon, they have a remarkable ability to change their skin color — even their shape — to blend into most any background. They have the largest brain-to-body ratio of all the invertebrates. But are they capable of learning and remembering complex tasks? With beautiful underwater footage and in-depth expert interviews, "NOVA: Kings Of Camouflage" gets up close and personal with these bizarre and amazing animals.
Anatomy of a Cuttlefish:
Blue-green blood? Three hearts? Explore what sets cuttlefish apart from other animals.