Octopus and cuttlefish, both cephalopods, have an ability that defies human thought—chromatophore camouflage. Adapting to an impressive variety of textures and colors, these cephalopods can discern the exact characteristics of their surroundings and mimic them instantaneously, showing that brain power takes many forms. The ability of advanced intelligence to blend in is also one of the talents that will come in handy on Under The Dome and Extant.
Octopi are also known to open jars, use coconut shells for shelter, and fortify their homes with rocks and more.
While it may be hard to chat with a super-smart octopus, humans are taking ever-increasing notice of our next subject and a genius many already have at home ...