Mimic octpus,Thaumoctopus mimicus.  "This animal is so intelligent that it is able to discern which dangerous sea creature to impersonate that will present the greatest threat to its current possible predator. For example, scientists observed that when the octopus was attacked by territorial damselfishes, it mimicked the banded sea snake, a known predator of damselfishes."

Mimic octpus,Thaumoctopus mimicus. "This animal is so intelligent that it is able to discern which dangerous sea creature to impersonate that will present the greatest threat to its current possible predator. For example, scientists observed that when the octopus was attacked by territorial damselfishes, it mimicked the banded sea snake, a known predator of damselfishes."

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Many species in nature mimic other organisms or features of their environment. Can you figure out which is the original and which is the mimic?

Many species in nature mimic other organisms or features of their environment. Can you figure out which is the original and which is the mimic?

Can You Spot the Mimic? - The New York Times

Can You Spot the Mimic? - The New York Times

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Watercolor and Ink Cats Bleeding into the Canvas  http://www.thisiscolossal.com/2015/02/watercolor-and-ink-cats-bleeding-into-the-canvas/

Watercolor and Ink Cats Bleeding into the Canvas http://www.thisiscolossal.com/2015/02/watercolor-and-ink-cats-bleeding-into-the-canvas/

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What if your reflection is not actually you, but in fact it’s a demonic creature watching and waiting. Each time you visit the mirror it get’s stronger, it learns better how to mimic you, how to be you. When it’s ready it will emerge from the mirror devouring you and taking your place. - Creepy spooky stories to give you nightmares

What if your reflection is not actually you, but in fact it’s a demonic creature watching and waiting. Each time you visit the mirror it get’s stronger, it learns better how to mimic you, how to be you. When it’s ready it will emerge from the mirror devouring you and taking your place. - Creepy spooky stories to give you nightmares

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Can You Spot the Mimic? - The New York Times. Both of these are mimics.

Can You Spot the Mimic? - The New York Times. Both of these are mimics.

The Mimic Approach: | 26 Absolutely Perfect Ways To Respond To A Wrong Number Text

The Mimic Approach: | 26 Absolutely Perfect Ways To Respond To A Wrong Number Text

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Finally finished "Game Over" my take on a modern version of the Mimic from D&D! just in time for my Halloween series... look for the print at upcoming shows and on my website!

Finally finished "Game Over" my take on a modern version of the Mimic from D&D! just in time for my Halloween series... look for the print at upcoming shows and on my website!

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