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Biologist (London). 2002 Dec;49(6):250-4.

How to move with no rigid skeleton? The octopus has the answers.

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  • 1Hebrew University, Jerusalem and Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel. yoramkt@cc.huji.ac.il

Abstract

The octopus is amazingly flexible and shows exceptional control and coordination in all its movements. It seems remarkable to us skeletal creatures that the octopus achieves all this without a single bone.

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