Octopus Arms don’t get Tangled. Here’s Why. — Old Guv Legends

Common octopus. Credit: Pseudopanax. If you cut off an octopus’s arm, the severed limb will still move about for at least an hour. That’s because each arm has its own control system—a network of around 400,000 neurons that can guide its movements without any command from the creature’s brain. The hundreds of suckers along each […]

via Octopus Arms don’t get Tangled. Here’s Why. — Old Guv Legends

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