Octopus Movement Lacks Rhythm, Study Finds

April 17, 2015 11:20 PM

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Researchers behind a new study which examined the movements of the octopuses as they crawled around water-filled tanks have found that the cephalopods lack detectable rhythm in their movements.

In the study, which was published Thursday in the journal Current Biology, researchers analyzed hours of octopus videos, frame by frame, and eventually determined that the creatures exhibit no detectable rhythm in their movements.

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