December 14, 2009 2:51 PM
by Maggie Koerth-Baker
Warning: This video contains footage of an octopus hiding under a coconut shell that it has carried around just in case it needed to hide from something. Watching this footage may contradict your previous assumptions about animal tool use, and may be too adorable for some viewers.
National Geographic: Octopuses Carry Coconut Shells as Instant Shelters