Amazing things about the blanket octopus

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.

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