Footage captured by Roger Hanlon, senior scientist at the Marine Biological Laboratory in Woods Hole, who studies camouflage in cephalopods–squid, cuttlefish and octopus.
No. We want it to have fewer legs.
These will look like this to you from now on.
“Having studied many octopus species in the wild, I am never surprised by the color and shape change capacities of these animals,” said Mark Norman of the Melbourne Museum in Australia. “However, this animal stood out as it was the only one we’ve encountered that goes beyond camouflage to take on the guise of dangerous animals.”
It’s even more impressive than the Transformer Owl.
And the Transformer Owl is very impressive.