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[SIZE=-1]They have a few different hunting strategies, with the commonest ones involving the octopus groping along the reef, feeling for food with its arms (although octopuses have been reported to hunt by ambushing (pdf link) as well, striking their prey after ...[/SIZE]
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A must read for anyone interested in ceph arm vs brain autonomy (miss Monty :cry:). Nice video of a hunting O. briareus and interesting experiment.
 

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