[News]: Octopus opens jars with food in experiment

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I've posted news stories in the past about octopuses opening jars in one form or another. Here's a story from Feb. 8th about a recent experiment that observes an octopus discerning between jars with food and empty jars. The article is found on Ananova:

http://www.ananova.com/news/story/sm_748630.html
 

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while that certainly is a neat trick and shows off the intelligence of octos, my question is when is someone going to teach one to do something more useful, like maybe doing my taxes?
 

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