One of the Cook Islands’ most adept mimics, the frogtopus can imitate a myriad of forms and objects, including ice cream cones, tennis shoes (sans pieds), and, predictably, coconuts. This omnivourous and highly intelligent amphibian can sometimes develop a taste for the high life. Recently, a Rarotonga tourist awoke to find his bank card missing, and that his account had been cleared out—the offending frogtopus having spent nearly all of the funds on a bulk order of Cuban cigars and 450 kilograms of dried urchin meat.



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