Thursday 18 August 2022 02:10 PM Scientists put a GoPro on US Navy dolphins and captured them eating sea snakes ... trends now
A team of researchers attached cameras to U.S. Navy dolphins and captured rarely-seen footage of the sea creatures chasing fish, devouring sea snakes and even giving 'side eye' looks.
GoPro cameras were attached with harnesses to six bottlenose dolphins over a six-month period to record audio and video - capturing them catching over 200 fishes and sea snakes as they roamed through a seawater pool and in San Diego Bay off the coast of California.
The dolphins, which are trained to identify undersea mines, defend against enemy swimmers and protect a portion of the country's nuclear stockpile, are being studied because researchers want to learn more about their communication methods when they're hunting.
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A team of researchers attached cameras to U.S. Navy dolphins and captured rarely-seen footage of the sea creatures chasing fish and devouring sea snakes
Although it may seem like the dolphins are giving 'side eye' looks, scientists say their eyes rotate in order to attract prey
'Squeals continued as the dolphin seized, manipulated and swallowed the prey,' the