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Octopuses have hundreds of suckers, each one equipped with its own ganglion with thousands of neurons. These 'mini-brains' are interconnected, making for a widely distributed nervous system. That is why a severed octopus arm may crawl on its own and even pick up food.

Frans de Waal

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Author Profession: Scientist
Nationality: Dutch Quotes
Born: October 29, 1948

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