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Most Amazing Facts About Octopus

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These intelligent and curious animals are scary looking but, very interesting creatures.

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The octopus uses a poison to paralyze its pray Report Abuse
Much like a spider it paralyzes its pray before it eats it.
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The octopus is an invertebrate. Report Abuse
The don't have any bones at all.
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The octopus prefers to stay hidden but, will appear when curious Report Abuse
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The nautilus is also a cephalopod, it can have up to 90 tentacles Report Abuse
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The octopus has a memory Report Abuse
It can use learned experiences to solve similar problems.
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The octopus has perfect eyesight underwater. Report Abuse
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A female octopus will care for her eggs until they hatch. Report Abuse
Much like a spider it dies soon after the eggs hatch.
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An octopus learns two different ways Report Abuse
One by touching and one by seeing.
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Ancestors of the modern octopus first appeared in the Palezoic Era. Report Abuse
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The 'ink' in an octopus can paralyze a predator's scence of smell for a short time. Report Abuse
Its ink also irritates the eyes of a predator.
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Some cephalopods can swim for long periods of time without stopping. Report Abuse
One type of Japanese squid can swim non-stop for two and a half months.
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The nerves of an octopus cause it to change color. Report Abuse
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An octopus has 2 hearts Report Abuse
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The octopus has 360 degree vision Report Abuse
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Octopus have short term and long term memories. Report Abuse
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The giant squid is the largest invertebrate that ever existed Report Abuse
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The octopus has a mouth shaped like a parrot. Report Abuse
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The octopus is part of the cephalopod family. Report Abuse
This family also includes squids and cuttlefish and nautilus.
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An octopus can change color in an instant Report Abuse
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The largest octopus species can measure 30 feet across and weigh over 500 pounds. Report Abuse
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