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Octopus Sweater: The Perfect Hand-Stitched Addition

Learn why octopuses make the perfect addition to your favorite sweater. Special thanks to Ella Beaudoin for sharing her octopus inspired knitted sweater! Last month, archaeologist and artist Ella Beaudoin went ‘viral’ showing off the hand-stitched blue-ringed octopus she had added to a vintage fisherman’s sweater. For Ella, the attention

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The Octo-Punch: The Truth Behind Why Octopuses Punch Fish

While observing a day octopus exhibiting hunting behavior, Eduardo Sampaio, an octopus scientist, witnessed the octopus deliver an octo-punch as it scoured for food. Learn the truth behind why octopuses punch fish out of “spite”. It’s the middle of the day in the Red Sea. The day octopus (Octopus cyanea)

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Really BIG News Nation!!!

We’ve been selected to participate in the 2020 Facebook Community Accelerator, a six-month program focused on helping impactful communities to grow. A total of 77 communities across six regions have been selected to participate. Octonation – The Largest Octopus Fan Club is 1 of 14 in North America to be participating

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