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Embryonic Bamboo Shark Responds to Predators

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Caption: This is a video clip of a bamboo shark embryo responding to an electrical stimulus by ceasing gill movements.

Credit: Citation: Kempster RM, Hart NS, Collin SP (2013) Survival of the Stillest: Predator Avoidance in Shark Embryos. PLoS ONE 8(1): e52551. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0052551

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