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Octopuses Caught on Camera Throwing Debris at Each Other

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Octopuses Caught on Camera Throwing Debris at Each Other

Having a bad day? You're not alone. For the first time, scientists have documented Octopuses throwing debris at each other.

Octopuses are primarily anti-social loners. They don’t hunt in groups, and they lead solitary lives. When the circumstances are just right, they will opt to live near each other, but this is motivated by habitat needs, not a desire to be among their fellow tentacled creatures.

In fact, octopuses might not always enjoy being in close proximity with their neighbors: Sometimes, they’ll throw silt and shells at one another, according to new research published in Plos One.

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