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Blanket Octopus Defense Mechanism
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Blanket Octopus Defense Mechanism
When threatened, the blanket octopus (tremoctopus) unfurls a giant sheet of webbing that trails behind like a cape. The webbing breaks apart easily and gets wrapped around the predator, giving the octopus a chance to flee.


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Posted by nova on March 7, 2007
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