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Diver Photographs Fish Using Tools To Eat (VIDEO)

07/12/2011 10:45 am ET | Updated Sep 11, 2011

A professional diver has captured what are believed to be the first pictures of a wild fish using a tool.

The picture shows a foot-long blackspot tuskfish smashing a clam on a rock until it cracks open, so it can eat the bivalve inside.

The authors of a scientific paper on the matter claim that this meets the definition of tool use first laid out by Jane Goodall in her work with chimps.

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