Mimic Octopus-The name for the Mimic Octopus comes from the fact that they often copy the behaviors of other types of animals in the water. They do this in order to trick predators into leaving them alone. they even copy the shape and colour of other animal. they change there colour according to the surroundings. The Mimic Octopus is found in the area of South East Asia.
They are extremely intelligent and researchers believe they choose an animal to mimic based upon the types of predators that are in the area. They have a great memory so they already have seen what is consuming what in their environment. By selecting an animal to mimic that predators around won’t bother the ensure their own survival.
They are one of the few species of Octopus that make tunnels and burrows under the sand at the bottom of the water. They are able to move along this way protected from various predators. At the same time they are able to sneak up on their own prey and take them down without a battle.