8-armed Jurassic 'vampire' used supersuckers to trap prey, amazing 3D images reveal

8-armed Jurassic ‘vampire’ used supersuckers to trap prey, amazing 3D images reveal

A Jurassic vampire squid-like creature used supersuckers to snatch prey out of the water column and lock it in place with a watertight seal, 3D imaging of several fossils reveals. For the first time, scientists used advanced 3D imaging techniques to examine in great detail the prey-snatching suckers of Vampyronassa rhodanica, an extinct relative of …

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