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The nudibranch Cratena peregrina (pictured), a type of sea slug, often attacks prey that have just eaten, thus getting an extra boost of nutrition from the prey’s undigested meal, a new analysis reveals.
But the nudibranchs were doing something that had never been observed before: stealing prey by eating the original predator.
If threatened by a predator, the nudibranch will discharge the stinging cells, says Valdés.
Name a flashy color, and there’s probably a nudibranch that rocks it, like a 1980s neon nightmare.
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First Known Use: 1844See Words from the same year
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