Octo-punch: Octopuses willing to deliver a blow

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Researchers have spied octopuses punching fish.You read that right. The eight-armed cephalopods – considered one of the smartest marine animals – have been observed punching other fish in the head.It appears that a punch is a way for an octopus to display its displeasure, according to a story on the website livescience.com.Scientists have known for decades that octopuses sometimes team up with other fish to find food. Working together allows them to cover a larger area.But a displeased octopus ...

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