BEST OF 2015 // #75: Genome Reveals clues to Cephalopod Smarts


Octopi come from a fairly humble branch of creature; other mollusks, including snails, slugs, clams and mussels, are fairly dimwitted animals.  Octopus, one the other arm, are known to be very intelligent – they’ve been seen using tools in the wild, watching people watch them in tanks and even engage in play.

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