[Behavior & Cognition] Female Octopuses Throw Things at Male Harassers | Smart News | Smithsonian Magazine

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When an annoying male enters the scene, a female octopus will gather projectiles like shells or silt using her tentacles before launching the debris with a ...

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Social throws were defined as those that occurred within two minutes of an interaction with another octopus. Interactions included fights, mating attempts ...

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From Mental Floss:

The octopus is one of nature's smartest and most enigmatic creatures, seemingly able to engage in some of the more complex thought processes in nature while ...

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Social throws were defined as those that occurred within two minutes of an interaction with another octopus. Interactions included fights, mating attempts, ...

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From Gulf News:

Octopus Peculiar behaviour in octopuses has been observed by a team from off the eastern coast of Australia since 2015. Image Credit: Supplied ...

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From Vox:

A common Sydney octopus, also known as the gloomy octopus, sits on the shell New research that has yet to be peer-reviewed suggests that octopuses in Australia ...

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