Mesmerizing Video Study Reveals How Octopus Arms Are So Flexible | ScienceAlert

By Mike McRae

Spend a few minutes watching the graceful dance of an octopus on the prowl and you'll quickly appreciate their talent for making their arms flow like a living liquid.

It's one thing to marvel at their flexibility. To really get a grip on their motor skills, researchers from the Marine Biological Laboratory in Massachusetts put ten specimens in their own specially sectioned tanks to film every twitch of their limbs. Read more ...

 

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