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Even if you don't like octopi (which is ridiculous, because everyone likes octopi), you should check out this video from the BBC -
Octopi are fucking awesome
BBC NEWS wrote:Underwater footage reveals that the creatures scoop up halved coconut shells before scampering away with them so they can later use them as shelters.
This is the first recorded incidence of octopi using tools, the article says. The recorded octopus shows an incredible amount of foresight - I mean, it's pretty apparent that upon seeing the coconut shell, it decides "This would make an awesome house. Lemme carry it over here to a safe spot." And then it's like, "You know what would be even better? A roof for my house. Oh man, I'll get another shell and make a cave." Plus it's freaking adorable!
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That video was adorable and made me want a pet octopus.
I'd give it something bigger than a coconut shell to hide under, though.
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That is too freaking cute!! We should send him Christmas cards as a housewarming gift.
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Oh man octopi are so cool. They are my favourite sea creatures (although they are probably tied with cuttlefish
). They are so wickedly clever.
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Sea creatures are so incredible!
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That's crazy awesome. I have never seen an octopus move like that.
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