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How Octopuses Use Their Suction Cups to Taste Through Touch



October 29, 2020 - By Sara Harrison

Original URL: https://www.wired.com/story/how-octopuses-use-their-suction-cups-to-taste-through-touch

A new study reveals that the invertebrates use a novel kind of receptor embedded in their suckers to explore their ocean habitats.