I Contain Multitudes

Nature's Cutest Symbiosis: The Bobtail Squid

Episode 6 | 8m 5s | Video has closed captioning.

This squishy species is no bigger than a golf ball, making the squid a tasty mouthful for any hungry hunter that feeds along the coastal waters of Hawaii. To avoid becoming a snack, the bobtail squid has formed a powerful alliance with a luminous bacteria, and at nighttime, these tiny tenants will glow to match the pattern of moonlight coming from above.

Aired: 02/27/18

Rating: NR


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