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Why do squid release ink?

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Since scientists began studying squid, they’ve been trying to understand why squids release ink. Could squid ink be used to attract a mate, repel predators or confuse prey? Up next Science Friday takes us inside the lab at the Monterey Aquarium Research Institute in California where scientist Stephanie Bush searches for these answers.

Aired: 04/03/17

Rating: NR

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