Octopuses ‘walk’ on 2 arms to get by predators

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  1. Henry Gale

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  2. Dave Poehlman

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    Pretty amazing... their gait looks very human-like.

    Octopuses are fascinating. They're very inteligent as far as sea creatures go. I remember watching a PBS special where they'd set up mazes and puzzles and the octopus could figure them all out.
     
  3. MarkMel

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    That is way cool.
     
  4. David Williams

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    Did anyone else laugh at the mental image this conjurs? It's like the old cartoon device of using a barrel and walking when the bad guy isn't looking.
     
  5. Kevin Hewell

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    Is it "octopuses" or "octopi"?
     
  6. Ken Chan

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    According to Merriam-Webster, either is acceptable. You may get into arguments with pedants over which is more correct.
     

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