Octopus Cities

Reply Tue 19 Sep, 2017 04:56 am
Biologists Just Discovered an Underwater Octopus City And They're Calling It Octlantis

Reply Tue 19 Sep, 2017 11:01 am
For quite a few years scientists have looked at cephalopods' hunting tactics and concluded they are a lot smarter than previously thought. When hunting around rocks, for instance, they feint with one tentacle, not really trying to capture the prey but to chase it to a predetermined spot where another tentacle is all set to grab it. The ol' one-two gets 'em every time.
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Reply Tue 19 Sep, 2017 01:49 pm
Interesting article.

There have been stories indicating they were fairly intelligent.
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Reply Tue 19 Sep, 2017 01:57 pm
I become more impressed with them every time I read about them. I like the fact some of them are, after all, a bit social.
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Reply Tue 19 Sep, 2017 06:10 pm
edgarblythe wrote:

Biologists Just Discovered an Underwater Octopus City And They're Calling It Octlantis

Octopolis sounds better. But I guess they really wanted to get Atlantis in there somehow.
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Reply Wed 20 Sep, 2017 12:53 am
The inchoate feel the cost of an unoctopied pod in the big city sucks.

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