Meet the mimic Octopus (also known as Thaumoctopus mimicus)! These incredible creatures are generally found in the waters of Southeast Asia and the Great Barrier Reef and are aptly named as a result of their fascinating mimicking behaviours.
The Mimic Octopus is able to change its colouration, patterns, and body posture to suit either its background or the animals a number of animals as it pleases. It also copies the actions of more dangerous creatures such as the venomous sole, sea snakes, jellyfish, lionfish, sea anemones etc. in order to gain protection from predators.
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