octopus

  1. EnolaGaia

    Octopus Farms

    This is an interesting article explaining the down sides of octopus farms. One reason concerns ethics, and another concerns environmental impacts. https://www.sciencealert.com/scientists-have-warned-that-we-absolutely-must-not-farm-octopuses
  2. James_H

    Octopuses / Octopi Get High On E

    https://www.inverse.com/article/49157-mdma-octopus-serotonin-study The implications are quite stunning
  3. Doc

    Octopus Passive Self-Defence

    On a dive with my brother in the mid 80's in northern NSW, we drifted over a crevice in the reef and spotted a small octopus (about a foot across the head) wedged into the crevice. We drifted down close to it, and we watched it and it watched us. My brother being a teaser, he drew his dive...
  4. MrRING

    Octopus Movement Ashore / On Land

    Wild video! (however, if you listen to the audio, you'll lose 10 IQ points, so be forewarned!)) http://news.yahoo.com/blogs/sideshow/video-octopus-crawls-water-walks-dry-land-150510810.html
  5. K

    Walking Octopus

    http://www.newscientist.com/article.ns?id=dn7194
  6. M

    Largest Octopus Ever Found In British Waters

    http://news.scotsman.com/latest.cfm?id=2958302
  7. M

    Octopus Intelligence

    This kind of thing always gives me The Fear: http://news.scotsman.com/latest.cfm?id=2700868 The aquarium's web page is here: http://www.bluereefaquarium.co.uk and the page on this news is here: http://www.bluereefaquarium.co.uk/news_detail.asp?newsID=132 That is one fantastic...
  8. A

    The Giant Octopus

    Speaking of vanished mystery photos Thunderbirds Are Go [FT105], does anyone but me recall a "non-fiction" book published in the early 1960s that included multiple action photographs of a hard-hat salvage diver grappling with an octopus roughly the size of a Volkswagen Beetle? Some of the...
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