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|The Predator Strikes Again!
- Animated .GIF (161K) extracted from AVI movie
- AVI Size: 1473K
- Duration: 18 second clip
- 00:00 Predatory cone shell (Conus textile) with siphon up
moves in on a mollusc which has climbed up the wall of the tank to the water line to try
- 00:09 Cone shell begins to extend its proboscis towards the
soft under-belly of the mollusc.
- 00:17 Envenomation: Cone shell fires its venomous barb.
Mollusc falls to the floor of the tank. .
- 00:18 The excess venom is clearly seen as a white mass which
remains high on the wall of the tank.
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