The Kid Should See This

Why We’re Suckers for the Giant Pacific Octopus

In this video from the Monterey Bay Aquarium team, we learn how the intelligent Giant Pacific Octopus grabs, climbs, embraces, explores, tastes, recognizes, and more with its eight arms and around 2,000 suckers. 

And if you’re near California’s Monterey Bay in the spring of 2014, be sure to visit the aquarium’s upcoming special exhibition, Tentacles: The Astounding Lives of Octopuses, Squid and Cuttlefishes.

In the archives: this, only smaller, at the National Aquarium, and more amazing cephalopods, including this baby, this baby, and this internet legend

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