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The octopus is easily one of the most fascinating and bizarre creatures on Earth. A source of endless enchantment, as well as many untrue rumors, Trace has plenty of questions about this cephalopod for marine biologist Rich Ross from the California Academy of Sciences.
Rich explains why these creatures have blue blood, three hearts, and nine brains. And you know those videos of octopuses opening jars and solving puzzles? Rich explains just smart are they, too. He recently discovered a new species of octopus called the Pacific Striped Octopus, and he tells us about how accomplished this and why this new species in particular is such a rare find.
Want to learn more about Octopuses? Check out the TestTube Octopus Archive.
California Academy of Sciences to Publicly Display Rare Octopus Species For the First Time (CA Academy of Sciences)
"The little-known Larger Pacific Striped Octopus is notable for its unusual mating habits and dramatic coloration"