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Could giant freshwater octopuses really be to blame for the many unexplained drownings in Oklahoma’s lakes?

Image of female Argonaut. Photo from Cabrillo Marine Aquarium, taken by Gary Florin.   A rarely seen species of octopus was found this week by fisherman off the coast of San Pedro, California. The baseball-sized female Argonaut (aka: paper nautilus), pictured in the image above, normally lives in tropical and subtropical waters. She is now…