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Study Suggests Octopuses Might Be ‘alien’

  Study Suggests Octopuses might be ‘Alien’ Have you ever looked at an octopus and thought that it appeared alien? Well, you may not be too far off. A few scientists are now suggesting that the eight-legged sea creatures may, in fact, be from out of this world. We’ve long known that the octopus is among the most intelligent and behaviorally flexible of all invertebrates, even showing sophisticated problem-solving skills and the ability to use tools such as discarded ocean floor shells to perform tasks. With four pairs of arms dangling below a large head, leering eyes, incredible dexterity, and...