This Hairy Frogfish’s Bite Is Too Fast for Slow-motion

The speed of a hairy frogfish’s bite is the result of a vacuum in its mouth that can suck in its prey in just 1/6000th of a second. It’s so fast that even slow-motion video struggles to capture it (1:20)

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