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Octopus Babies Hatch by the Thousands, Captured on Video

Octopus Babies Hatch by the Thousands, Captured on Video

Octopuses live short, lonely lives. Even the big ones only see a few years. And that usually means only one shot at creating the next generation—and they don’t have time for parenting.

September 19, 2013 — Katherine Harmon Courage
Baby Octopuses: Pickier Eaters Than Baby Humans

Baby Octopuses: Pickier Eaters Than Baby Humans

Baby octopuses are notoriously difficult to keep alive in captivityas in, almost impossible. Like their adult parents, they’re sensitive to water pH and temperature and all of that jazz.

January 24, 2014 — Katherine Harmon Courage

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