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The Thaumoctopus Mimicus, or mimic octopus, is a rather fascinating species. It takes camouflage to a whole new level. It is known that the mimic octopi species was discovered in 1998, in muddy areas that are not really common for divers in Sulawesi, Indonesia which explains why they were not really discovered as early as they could have been. They come from the family Octopodidae. Mimic octopuses grow to a maximum of 60 cm long, with brown and white stripes along their bodies. They are like normal octopuses with a special arm for mating, and each arm has 2 rows of suction. Each has sensors to feel its food, or its surroundings before eating or doing anything. The mimic octopus looks like an ordinary octopus, but if it feels that it needs
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