cephalopods

ok ok ok i know that humans are the worst but i cannot help but be frightened by this!!!!!! ryan north got it right…oh my goodness!!!

i am not saying that it doesnt suck that they are experimented upon because that sucks so much.

Cephalopods are widely regarded as the most intelligent of the invertebrates and have well developed senses and large brains; larger than the brains of gastropods. The nervous system of cephalopods is the most complex of the invertebrates, and their brain to body mass ratio falls between that of warm and cold blooded vertebrates. The giant nerve fibers of the cephalopod mantle have been a favorite experimental material of neurophysiologists for many years; their large diameter (due to lack of myelination) makes them easier to study.

Cephalopods are social creatures; when isolated from their own kind, they will take to shoaling with fish.

Some cephalopods are able to fly distances up to 50 m. While the organisms are not particularly aerodynamic, they achieve these rather impressive ranges by use of jet-propulsion; water continues to be expelled from the funnel while the organism is in flight.

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