Friday Smorgasbord: Octopus Edition

How did we get to November so quick? Welcome to another edition of the Friday Smorgasbord where we explore the amazing octopus. We have plenty of fun videos to satisfy your cephalopod cravings. 1,000 Octopus and Counting We may have…

‘Scientists’ Are Giving Ecstasy to Octopus Now

Cephalopods and Octopus in particular are very intelligent creatures but anatomically speaking, they are very different from humans, and all vertebrates for that matter. This led some ‘scientists’ to wonder what would happen if these creatures were exposed to MDMA, also…

Friday Smorgasbord: Summer Edition

Welcome to another edition of the Friday Smorgasbord! We’ve got a great selection of videos to share with you today including cleaner shrimp, helping a manta ray, feeding an octopus and even another tasty dessert….Bon Appétit! Take a Bite Outta……

Octlantis is A Rare Octopus Colony in Australia

If you want to see what the future of Cephalopod evolution will be like, we need look no further than Octlantis. This curious place is a very rare aggregation of the gloomy octopus, O. tetricus which like its otehr eight-legged friends are…

Baby Dumbo Octopus Looks Ridiculous & Cute

The deep sea dumbo octopus is already one of the most silly looking animals living in the ocean but its young offspring takes the look to a whole new level. Researchers got a front row seat at the early life…

Friday Smorgasbord: Death and taxes edition

Here we are in 2018 with our first Friday Smorgasbord of the new year. While compiling some great stories, we noticed a bit of a dark theme emerging, therefore we dubbed this the “Death and Taxes” edition. Hopefully you will…

Octopus Aquaculture A tour Of The Kanaloa Octopus Farm

When we were invited to take a tour of the Kanaloa Octopus Farm with the Kona Underwater Group in Hawaii, we were very excited to see what the Farm was doing with its research into such an enigmatic and mysterious…

Friday Smorgasbord: Undersea battles and wooden fish edition

After a few weeks away, we’re back with another edition of the Friday Smorgasbord — your weekly collection of interesting stories that have popped onto our radar. This week we have some great video of an undersea battle royale, a…

Deep Sea Big Eyed Squid Looks Too Silly To Be Real

This newly discovered big-eyed squid looks so goofy that it could easily be a character in Finding Nemo. The vivid purple color and especially those huge, widely spaced eyes gives this animal such a comical appearance that researchers couldn’t help…

The tiny Hairy Octopus is an irresistible puffball of cuteness

The tiny Hairy Octopus is one of the cutest creatures we have come across, and at around 5cm (2inch) long, you won’t want to blink or you might miss it. This well disguised cephalopod gets it names from the long ‘hairy’…