Just How Unique Are We? Part V


The House-Building Skill of an Octopus

"Okay, Frank Lloyd Wright's "Falling Water" it is not, but a home built by an octopus has the advantage of being mobile. The veined octopus (Amphioctopus marginatus) can make mobile shelters out of coconut shells. When the animal wants to move, all it has to do is stack the shells like bowls, grasp them with stiff legs, and waddle away along the ocean floor to a new location." From LiveScience.com

Great article about a guy and his octopus

Octopus love: G-Rated

Scuba Diver & dead octopuses

An interesting way to show how those of us who live along the coast may end up looking for a coconut shell home.  http://www.upworthy.com/artistic-depiction-of-climate-change-freaks-the-heck-out-of-people-on-the-street?c=upw1