Category archives for Cephalopods
We’re doomed. The Pacific striped octopus is exhibiting complex social behaviors. Panamanian biologist Aradio Rodaniche first reported the Pacific striped octopus in 1991 off the coast of Nicaragua, noting its strange behavior—living in groups of possibly up to 40, laying multiple egg clutches, and mating face-to-face and sucker-to-sucker. Most other octopus species, for instance, come together…
But still curvy.
I’m suddenly seeing more to admire in the beautiful octopus.
Cephalopods are the cutest creatures on the planet. How can you deny it?
It’s been cephalopod week, and on Science Friday, they featured our old friend, the vampire squid.
What? You only play in two dimensions? You’re doomed, pathetic human.
I was watching this, and thinking, “Man, octopus can dance.” If I could have moved like that, I might not have sullenly sat out the disco era.
The Vancouver Aquarium brought two octopuses together, and they didn’t delay at all — within minutes, it was…boom chicka wow wow. Totally not safe for work. Not the video, but if you watch this, you might well end up gnawing on your fist and moaning and whimpering right where you are.