Was the Slingjaw Wrasse the Inspiration for Ridley Scott’s Alien?

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Rare footage of a slingjaw wrasse’s bizarre eating habits has become an internet hit.  Above is the YouTube footage of Epibulus insidiator, a strange predator found in tropical waters in the Pacific and Indian Oceans.

 

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