Octopus's Garden Tools

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The three cephalo-podcasters do a deep dive into the phenomenon that octopuses (not octopi) use tools. The eight legged wonders don't just accurately predict international soccer matches, they also collect coconut shells to hide in. Raj thinks the octopus's limitless potential makes them the modern white Americans of the sea. Jono finds similarities with the T-1000 terminator, and Joe explains why octopuses better have a good 2-year plan. (also available on iTunes). The Paper: "Defensive tool use in a coconut- carrying octopus" (Finn et al., Current Biology 2009). Follow us on Twitter @UniverseCityPod & on at Facebook.com/universecitypod You can also find us individually at: Joe Z – ZimmermanComedy.com Jono – JonoZalay.com Raj – RajSivaraman.com Please check out all our other great podcasts on www.StandUpNYLabs.com. Go to www.StandUpNY.com to see who’s performing live at Stand Up NY

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