Uncommon Senses

Published April 12, 2018

A look at the different ways Wakatobi’s marine life perceives the underwater world Touch, taste, smell, sight, and hearing. Most all living creatures use some combination of these five senses to discover the world around them. But when water is added to the sensory equation, things change. Marine animals often sense the world in ways that […]

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Wakatobi’s Nut Job

Published February 13, 2017

Encounters with the comically clever coconut octopus Humans like to believe we are unique in the animal kingdom. We walk on two legs, use tools, and have the ability to learn and adapt to changing environments. A few of our primate relatives show rudimentary talents in these areas, but we certainly wouldn’t expect a small, […]

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