[News]: Testing octopus intelligence with an 'octobox'

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  1. tonmo

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    That certainly sounds interesting. I'd like to know when the key thing happens but I just hope it isn't made out of copper :)
     
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    Oooooooooo I've always been interested in these kinds of tests - is it possible to do similar one's with squid (or are they too smart to play along?).

    Anyway there is a page on this at the aquariums home page with a fantastic picture:

    www.bluereefaquarium.co.uk/news_detail.asp?newsID=132

    Emps
     
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    Shall be meeting with 'Titan' early this coming week, I'll see if I can find out more.
     
  5. Burstsovenergy24

    Burstsovenergy24 Larger Pacific Striped Octopus Supporter

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    Sounds really cool! Great pic too. 8)

    I wonder, how big is that tank? It is really nice. :)
     
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    Haliphron?

    The PGO is the largest species of octopus...they say in the article. Perhaps they will print a retraction when e-mailed the H. atlanticus manuscript? :twisted:
     
  7. Burstsovenergy24

    Burstsovenergy24 Larger Pacific Striped Octopus Supporter

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    That would be saweet. 8)
     

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