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Author Topic: QotW - 16.06.28 - If octopuses are colour blind, how can they camoflage?  (Read 1460 times)

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I've read that octopus are colour blind. If so, how can they so reliably match their background colours when they camouflage themselves? Also, they make coloured displays to each other, like red for aggression/anger.
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