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what are octapus emotions???

nini

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i was wondering, what are octupus emotions, can the have effection towards humans, or do they just like and hate?
 

Nancy

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I don't know whether they have what you could call emotions. Octopuses can be playful and interact with you - for instance, some like to play tug of war with you by pulling on a stick. They are curious and will examine things you give them and appear to play with shells or toys.

Nancy
 

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