What amazes you most about octopuses? We've teamed up with the video news site Now This News to pick four of the cephalopod's traits, but let us know what you think by leaving a comment. The video plays off our October 2013 magazine article, “How to Build a Robot Octopus,” by Katherine Harmon Courage.

 

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Below, you can also watch videos of one of the latest versions of the octopus robot, which can shoot jets of water, wiggle its tentacles and pulsate its body.

 

 

 
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