Octopus Report - Suckers Summary Report Biologist Jean Boal...

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“Suckers” Summary Report Biologist Jean Boal of Millersville University in Pennsylvania first discovered octopus were intelligent when the one she had did not like the food she gave it. The octopus then pushed the food down the drain. Since this, this type of humanlike behavior comeld Boal to want to learn more about the gangly sea creature. They may not have the brains of a human or dolphin however they’re considered the brainiacs of the aquatic world. Researchers such as Boal are on a journey to find out why. Boal’s job is to study octopuses and their close relatives, cuttlefish, in the lab. They’re cannibals so she can’t place two together. Also, she must lock all the cage lids because they sport a ring of arms that are strong and agile enough to push the lid open and escape. This sneaky crime of the octopus is made possible by its nervous system,

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