The octopus was called by Jacques Cousteau “the soft intelligence”, the smartest of invertebrates, and a genius at disguise.
5 things to know about this his mobile magician:
- It uses jet propulsion to swim, expelling water through its siphon.
- It can hunt using its body as a tent.
- Its tentacles grab prey underneath for a venomous bite from its beaked mouth.
- It can flash warnings, or use camouflage to simply disappear by changing color and texture.
- Without any bones, it can squeeze into anywhere and just disappear.
Scuba-love & jet-propulsion !