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Masters of Deception

Masters of Deception

Cephalopods including the blue-ringed octopus are disguised. (credit: UCB)

Octopus are 'masters of deception'. With their changeable colors and flexible bodies the marine animals can mimic many forms and disguises. They even make the ocean floor a speedy runway.

A research video produced by the Monterey Bay Aquarium offers an idea of their deceptively creative and mobile capabilities. WHB

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