The coconut-carrying behavior makes the veined octopus [Amphioctopus marginatus] the newest member of the elite club of tool-using animals—and the first member without a backbone, researchers say.Hmn. The ONLY spineless tool-users? They obviously didn't take Homo sapiens congressi into account.....
Tuesday, December 15, 2009
A video from National Geographic reports: "Octopuses have been discovered tip-toeing with coconut-shell halves suctioned to their undersides, then reassembling the halves and disappearing inside for protection or deception".
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