Friday, December 13, 2013
Did you know that the seahorse is one of the most skilled predators?
It is even more amazing when you consider that the seahorse is one of the slowest sea creatures in the world. What is your secret? Its snout .
This is designed so that the move creates very few ripples in the water , reason, we can approach their prey undetected.
When hunting , neck arching hippocampus as a spring, allowing you to rotate the head quickly and suck their victims to 1mm away. Its muzzle you close without causing disturbances in the water, which announce their presence , said Dr. Brad Gemmell , University of Texas, who led the study published in the journal Nature Communications .
We see it as a tender and defenseless animal but for small crustaceans in their diet , the sea horse is a sneaky monster that lurks to catch mentions Very Interesting.