Answering The Most Asked Questions About ‘My Octopus Teacher’ (From A Science Perspective)
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Answering The Most Asked Questions About ‘My Octopus Teacher’ (From A Science Perspective)

The movie that captured our hearts at a time when we needed it most, ‘My Octopus Teacher’ was released to the world on September 4, 2020. This documentary took us into a patch of kelp forest where a Common Octopus let a human into her world. Today, we are going to answering some of the…

House Hunters: Squid Edition! (Male Squids Search For Dwelling)

House Hunters: Squid Edition! (Male Squids Search For Dwelling)

Breaking cephalopod news!! Squids might actually border on devoted parents-to-be and enjoy perusing their neighborhood reefs for the perfect home. Up until now, squids have led us to believe that they are a mate, lay eggs (if you’re the female), and get on with their day type of cephalopods. However, thanks to scientist Eduardo Sampaio…

Octopus Eyes: Everything You Need To Know About Cephalopod Vision!
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Octopus Eyes: Everything You Need To Know About Cephalopod Vision!

It is utterly impossible to generalize about octopus eyes and their vision. There are the adjustable pinhole eyes of the nautilus, the extreme size difference between the eyes of the cock-eyed squid, and the largest eyes on the earth belong to the giant squid! On top of that, cephalopod pupils come in all different shapes…

Deimatic Behavior – An Octopus’s Great Defense
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Deimatic Behavior – An Octopus’s Great Defense

Good behavior, bad behavior…deimatic behavior!! Dei-ma-what? Deimatic behavior is when an animal attempts to startle a predator to avoid getting eaten. It is commonly used by animals that lack a strong defense—like a squishy octopus! Take a deep dive and discover how different cephalopods demonstrate deimatic behavior. Did you know the word deimatic originates from…