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2 Moray Eels Battle To The Death, And It's Hard To Look Away
« on: August 21, 2014, 11:15:40 AM »
2 Moray Eels Battle To The Death, And It's Hard To Look Away


http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/08/15/savage-sea-stalker-video_n_5681851.html?ncid=edlinkusaolp00000009&ir=Hawaii

The battles of the sea can be some of the most dramatic, and this fight between two moray eels is no exception.

In this clip from National Geographic's "Animal Fight Night," one eel the bites the other in half with its powerful jaws.

How does the creature keep such a firm grip on its prey? Moray eels have a secret weapon -- a second jaw.

This second set of mobile teeth is used to reel in prey, while the first set holds the victim in place. The moray eel is the only sea creature to have this alien-like feature, according to the clip
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Re: 2 Moray Eels Battle To The Death, And It's Hard To Look Away
« Reply #1 on: August 21, 2014, 07:44:06 PM »
that is some crazy shiz

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Re: 2 Moray Eels Battle To The Death, And It's Hard To Look Away
« Reply #2 on: August 21, 2014, 08:39:51 PM »
M*****F****** NATURE!
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Re: 2 Moray Eels Battle To The Death, And It's Hard To Look Away
« Reply #3 on: August 21, 2014, 10:26:25 PM »
Crazy video! I saw something like that first hand last summer. 3-pronging the shores of oahu was a humbling experience. The very first thing I tagged slipped off my spear. As I made a move to grab the stunned fish, a moray eel shot out of his hole and bit my fish clean in two! Those things are no joke.



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Re: 2 Moray Eels Battle To The Death, And It's Hard To Look Away
« Reply #4 on: August 25, 2014, 12:34:24 PM »

3:49

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Re: 2 Moray Eels Battle To The Death, And It's Hard To Look Away
« Reply #6 on: August 25, 2014, 10:19:44 PM »
Why the heck would anyone consider feeding a Moray Eel; but by hand???
The Lord has given us the seafood; let us enjoy it.

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Re: 2 Moray Eels Battle To The Death, And It's Hard To Look Away
« Reply #7 on: August 26, 2014, 07:29:24 AM »
Waving a finger-shaped mozzarella cheese stick in its face as bait wasn't the brightest idea.

 

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