Latest Mimic Octopus Stories
The remarkable mimic octopus swims with relatively little fear of predators in the ocean with its remarkable ability to shift its shape, movements and colors to impersonate toxic lionfish, flatfish and even sea snakes.
The evolutionary history of the Thaumoctopus mimicus lineage reveals the steps it took to become a master of disguise.
- The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
- In medicine, cauterization.