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Dolphins Outsmart Crab Traps in First-Ever Footage

Bottlenose dolphins in Australia have been snatching fish used to bait crabs - and adapting to fishers’ attempts to thwart them.

However, after filming the dolphins nabbing their bait, the crab fishermen eventually figured out a dolphin-proof solution: a mesh bait pouch with a metal hook that “kept the bait closed in tight.”


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