Coconut shell shelter for "smart" octopus: research - Reuters UK

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    Coconut shell shelter for "smart" octopus: research
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    [SIZE=-1]Australian scientists have discovery an octopus species that carries around coconut shells to hide in when threatened, behavior the researchers said was the ...[/SIZE]
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    Scientists Discover Octopus Using Coconuts - NPR

    Scientists Discover Octopus Using Coconuts
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    [SIZE=-1]Scientists in Australia filmed an octopus swimming across the ocean floor with discarded coconuts for shelter. Another octopus shoveled mud out of two ...[/SIZE]
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    I for one welcome our future cephalopod overlords! - ScienceBlogs (blog)


    I for one welcome our future cephalopod overlords!
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    [SIZE=-1]Citation: Defensive tool use in a coconut-carrying octopus, Finn, Julian K.; Tregenza, Tom; Norman, Mark D. doi:10.1016/j.cub.2009.10.052 (volume 19 issue ...[/SIZE]
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