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The Triassic Kraken

A woman from the 80’s bumped into me at the Reno WinCo yesterday. Instantly I knew she was a time traveler. She wore all the original 80’s clothes, not the retro throwback stuff the teens sport these days. 638 more words

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Octopus, what is its plural?

This video from the USA says about itself:

What is the plural of Octopus? | BLUE WORLD ACADEMY

10 February 2017

Is it octopus or octopi?

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Common Octopus

Common Octopus – Technically this is a septopus, because it is missing a tentacle.
Dominica (Fort Young Dock) – 1/17/2017
Common Octopus
Bonaire (Andrea I) – 5/15/2013… 80 more words


Tentacular affection

For octopuses, mating is a brief, detached affair, followed shortly by death. They might be the most intelligent life-forms on the planet, but their 500 million large neurons don’t seem to have livened up their love-life. 151 more words



Everybody loves squid, cuttlefish, and octopuses…and we all love all of the crazy belemnites, ammonites,  nautiloids, and orthocones which came before them. 246 more words

Squid and Octopus - can we see eye to eye?

As Squidward Tentacles said to SpongeBob Squarepants, “If I had a dollar for every brain you don’t have, I’d have one dollar.”

Brains aside, what else do squids have that sponges don’t? 1,654 more words


Happy Birthday, Paul!

Our favorite psychic cephalopod would have been 9 today. We hope you’re still proving your prescience in the big German aquarium in the sky.