Octopuses found to be fans of high-def, not so much SD

Darren Murph
D. Murph|12.22.08

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Darren Murph
December 22nd, 2008
In this article: animal, hd, Octopus, research, science, study, weird
Octopuses found to be fans of high-def, not so much SD

In case you weren't already convinced that animals across the globe simply prefer high-definition content, here's yet another research study to pound it through your thick skull. Renata Pronk utilized both SD and HD content in order to judge the reaction of octopuses when seeing a fellow octopus, a crab (read: dinner) and a random bottle. Her findings? The creature's eyes were simply too fast to view the SD content as anything other than a meaningless series of images, while the HD material caused it to puff up / scurry away, open wide or carry on aimlessly, respectively. Who says creatures of the wild don't have discerning taste?

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