An octopus the size of a rugby ball made an audacious escape through a narrow pipe at New Zealand’s National Aquarium.
The small octopus, ghostly and a bit floppy, was found deeper than any other of its kind. Continue reading →
The synthetic fabric is inspired by an octopus’ stretchy, color-shifting skin.
The many-armed creatures lead dramatic lives and resolve disputes using color to mark their mood.
In some species of octopus, a chemical made in the eyes that helps them see can also be found in their skin. Yes, really. As if the multi-limbed wonders didn't already have plenty of freaky features!
A rogue group of cantankerous cephalopods in Jarvis Bay seems to have taken up arms against each other.
Researchers have assembled and published the first genome of a cephalopod, the group that includes octopuses, squid and cuttlefish.
Sex between animals with multiple arms and suckers is perhaps as intense, and romantic, as it gets in the animal kingdom.
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