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Friday Cephalopod: It’s a trap!

Don’t let the pokeboys and pokegirls enslave you!

…snake, that is.

Friday Cephalopod: Epic Battle!

It’s called a Black-Waved Flannel, but none of us are fooled. We know where that came from. It’s probably finished consuming its brain meal and is looking for a new host.

Friday Cephalopod: Kaiju

It lives up to its name. Down to its name? Something, anyway.

“Well, Johnny, when a mommy squid and a daddy squid love each other very much…” “But Mommy, did that one just bite the other one? And are those little bits of squid in the water?” “Holy Mother of God, Johnny, don’t look! Don’t look! They’re eating each other!” “Yes, they are, Mommy, and there is…

Friday Cephalopod: the lonely fisherman

It’s a quiet, lonely life for a squid in the deep, just drifting along, dangling a pair of lines, hoping to snag dinner. There are two videos of this squid, one from 2014 and another from 2013.

I suggest an unholy hybrid of the two.