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Octopus Chronicles

Octopus Chronicles

Adventures and Discoveries with the Planet's Smartest Cephalopods

Camouflage-Changing Octopuses in the Deep, Dim Seas

Pigmented Japetella heathi, courtesy of Sarah Zylinski, Duke University Vivid videos have captured stunning shallow-water octopuses performing impressive feats of disguise—changing color and texture to match kelp, coral or the sandy bottom.

November 10, 2011 — Katherine Harmon

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