From Deep Sea News: Six reasons the blanket octopus is my new favourite cephalopod.
When I first saw a picture of the blanket octopus I did a double take. I’d never heard of a blanket octopus before, which is surprising given the internet’s obsession with both large cephalopods and bizarre animals. A two meter long octopus dressed like a fashion icon certainly falls under both categories. But the truth is, blanket octopuses are incredibly elusive. Very few videos exist, and not much is known about their biology. [continue]
Or their use of weapons! Oh my, their weapons. This article includes photos, video, and the nunchuk weapon thing.
Link found here at scoop.it.
The only thing this article lacks is narration by David Attenborough! What a wondrous creature.
I think so. If I were going to be an octopus, I think I’d want to be this kind of octopus.