News tagged with octopus

New evidence suggests octupuses aren't loners

Octopuses are usually solitary creatures, but a new site in the waters off the east coast of Australia is the home of up to 15 gloomy octopuses (Octopus tetricus) that have been been observed communicating—either directly ...

dateSep 11, 2017 in Plants & Animals
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Live octopus? Animal activists want it off the menu

Writhing octopus, prawns and other seafood have been plated at Los Angeles restaurants for many years. The Japanese and Korean dishes are openly advertised, reviewed by food critics and patrons, and posted on YouTube.

dateNov 16, 2016 in Ecology
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Octopuses shed their asocial reputation

Octopuses have generally been viewed as solitary creatures—and their color-changing abilities primarily as a means to hide from hungry predators. But, after binge watching more than 52 hours of octopus TV, researchers reporting ...

dateJan 28, 2016 in Plants & Animals
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