Not to make this into a National Geographic paper, but there is a new scientific paper published in March 2018 on the peer-review journal Progress in Biophysics and Molecular Biology, which suggests that Octopus might be an alien creature masquerading as an earthling.
You have to admit, you must find its big head, huge eyes that look like they’re staring before doing something sinister, and slithery tentacles look straight out of an alien movies. Perhaps we should not blame the octopus for looking alien-ish, we should blame Hollywood for making so many octopus-inspired green alien little men with big head, greenish and slithery bodies.
The scientific paper was co-written by 33 authors including the renowned immunologist Edward Steele and astrobiologist Chandra Wickramasinghe. The scientists suggests that the creature octopus might be alien, and they go forth to present several features to support this claim:
“The genetic divergence of Octopus from its ancestral coleoid sub-class is very great… Its large brain and sophisticated nervous system, camera-like eyes, flexible bodies, instantaneous camouflage via the ability to switch color and shape are just a few of the striking features that appear …read more
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