It’s only March but it’s been quite the busy year so far, and I’ve felt guilt that I haven’t been painting much and have found it a bit difficult to put brush to canvas these past few weeks. 162 more words
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The intelligent, 8-legged cephalopods are gaining popularity in home aquariums, but not everyone thinks they’re suited for life in captivity.
There’s nothing half-hearted about cephalopods. These tentacular marine creatures, including the octopus, squid and cuttlefish, have three hearts apiece.Two brachial hearts on either side of the cephalopod’s body oxygenate blood by pumping it through the blood vessels of the gills, and the systemic heart in the center of the body pumps oxygenated blood from the gills through the rest of the organism, said Michael Vecchione. 47 more words
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We’ve all been there. Sure, things seem to be going well: You’re finally getting along with your extended family, you’re exercising regularly, the sun comes out after a long winter, you have all the crabs and fish you could possibly dream of. 121 more words
Terrifying. Man-eating. Misunderstood?
For the past 24 hours, the internet has been buzzing over a video showing an octopus in Yallingup, Western Australia leaping out of the water to snare an unsuspecting crab. 518 more words