A new superpower is discovered in the wondrous cuttlefish

Cuttlefish evolved 21 million years ago, which is plenty of time to develop special skills, like a natural camouflage that instantly transforms their colors and patterns. Humans are still discovering new powers held by these sea chameleons.

A study published in the Journal of Experimental Biology (paywall) on Jan. 11 reveals that cuttlefish can hear infrasound, which is sound at extremely low frequencies—far below the 20 Hz, or cycles per second, that humans hear—and they rely on this...


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