Incredibly Intelligent Octopus Might Just Be Smarter Than Some Humans

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Photo Credit: maxcdc The highly intelligent octopus has been observed carrying a coconut shell in what researchers claim is the first recorded example of tool use in invertebrates. There is a growing record of tool use in animals and birds, from musical “instruments” made by orangutans to sponges used by dolphins to dislodge prey from sand. […]