WONDER #1014: How Do You Hide an Octopus?

Question 1 of 3

Which aquatic creature with a soft body and eight tentacles often uses mimicry to disguise itself from predators?

  1. octopus
  2. shrimp
  3. shark
  4. sea lion

Question 2 of 3

The octopus has special skin cells full of yellow, red, brown, and black pigment that are called what?

  1. chromatophores
  2. epithelials
  3. pigmentations
  4. mimicries

Question 3 of 3

Which of the following is a trait an octopus can change about itself to camouflage itself from predators?

  1. shape
  2. color
  3. both (A) and (B)
  4. none of the above

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