Gap Fill - Octopus DNA - Level 5


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It is knowledge that dolphins are very . Scientists have found that octopuses also have "" intelligence. Italian marine have revealed that octopi have an intelligence that is similar to the one in humans. The eight-tentacled has short of DNA called "jumping genes". These make up 45 per cent of the human . The researchers said they are important for creating and storing in the brain. The DNA may give octopuses cognitive like those humans have.

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