General Discussion Why Doesn't An Octopus Get Stuck To Itself? Scientists Find an Answer

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Why Doesn't An Octopus Get Stuck To Itself? Scientists Find an Answer

A octopus is a complicated beast. All of those legs going everywhere, covered in suckers, it seems likely that they'd eventually get tangled up and stuck together like the cords behind your TV. It seems even more likely when you realize that for the most part octopus legs don't even bother to check in with octopus's brain before acting.

But they don't, and not understanding why they don't has been an embarrassment to scientists who never got around to finding out why. Until now.

A new study...
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