Cephalopods: Masters of Disguise


Cephalopods (that is, squid, octopi, & cuttlefish), although they are color-blind, blend incredibly well into their environment. They use their seemingly otherworldly sensory perceptions to analyze and recreate their surroundings, and change the color and texture of their skin for an almost perfect camouflage.

What’s even more complex and perplexing, however, is how cephalopods like the octopus are able to change the patterns in their skin to prevent other creatures from detecting them.

Learn more — watch the video.

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