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Eight-Legged Copycat?

We all know that octopi can be quite intelligent animals, but as with any other taxa, some species tend to stand out….behold the mimic octopus!

Camouflage is a well-known defensive mechanism exhibited by numerous several different organisms. However, there is one master of disguise that takes this adaption to a whole new level.

Photo credit: Steve Childs

Full article can be found at Frontier’s Gap Year Blog:

http://gapyearblog.org.uk/science-club/2013/2/11/eight-legged-copycat.html

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