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Coconut Carrying Octopus

Mr. Strand, thank you for this fantastic link. I love me my cephalopods, but this one has grabbed and run across the sea floor with my heart. Please, enjoy. May Wednesday prove be to easier than Tuesday was.

Veined Octopus, Amphioctopus marginatus, showing sophisticated tool use behaviour. Footage shot by Dr Julian Finn of Museum Victoria.

Finn, J.K., T. Tregenza and M.D. Norman. (2009) Defensive tool use in a coconut-carrying octopus, Current Biology, Volume 19, Issue 23, R1069-R1070, 15 December 2009

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