Mimic octopuses are considered one of the most intelligent animals on the planet. Check out this incredible video of a mimic octopus imitating a flatfish to avoid predators. Video via Conservation International.
The British Indian Ocean Territory is a haven for marine wildlife. The beaches around the atoll islands are of particular importance for endangered Green Turtle, as nesting sites and fresh nests can be found throughout the year where turtle have laid their eggs. Less well known are the role tidal flats within the lagoons play…