Octopus definitively awesome: outsmarts scientists, simultaneously kicks shark ass

This octopus thwarts researchers’ best efforts to keep the bait trap from being stolen (it figured out how to undo 3 zipties) while at the same time prevents a small shark from horning in on the action.  Brains, 8 tentacles, camouflage: it knows it’s a bad mo-fo and doesn’t mind showing off.

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Posted on October 2, 2012, in Nature. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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