Why Dozens of Octopuses Marched Out of the Sea loading...
Why Dozens of Octopuses Marched Out of the Sea
Scientists weigh in on the baffling mystery.
Virgin Birth, Double Uteri, and Other Wondrous Female Abilities loading...
Virgin Birth, Double Uteri, and Other Wondrous Female Abilities
In nature, some female "superpowers" rival those of Wonder Woman.
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6 Fierce Animal Mums That Go to Extremes For Their Young
For Mother's Day, we take a look at some of nature's dedicated mamas—which even includes octopuses and spiders.
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Cuttlefish Fight Viciously in First Video Shot in the Wild
In the Aegean Sea off Turkey, two male cuttlefish battled over a female with intensity never before seen in nature.
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Watch This Octopus Use Shells as a Shield
The cephalopod displayed a behaviour that is rarely caught on camera.
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Watch as Octopus Eats Jellyfish, Then Clings to It as Likely Weapon
A remotely operated vehicle caught the moment a rarely seen deep-sea octopus ate a jellyfish and dragged its tentacles, possibly to use for defence.
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This Battle Between an Octopus and a Crab Has a Surprising Twist
As two divers zeroed in on a fight between a red octopus and a swimmer crab, an unexpected visitor gave their footage a shocking end.
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See Award-Winning Underwater Photos From Around the World
These 13 photos were among those recognized by the Underwater Photographer of the Year contest, which showcases the best in underwater photography.
Watch an Eel Battle an Octopus—Which Gets a Meal? loading...
Watch an Eel Battle an Octopus—Which Gets a Meal?
A dramatic encounter in Hawaii is caught on video.
Supermoon Tide Leaves Octopus Stranded in Parking Garage loading...
Supermoon Tide Leaves Octopus Stranded in Parking Garage
The recent lunar event contributed to tidal flooding in Miami, which is becoming a more regular occurrence due to rising sea levels.
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Watch This Octopus Change Size and Shape
The agile Octopus berrima shows us its getaway moves and camouflage tricks.
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Watch This Googly-Eyed Sea Creature Make Scientists Laugh Uncontrollably
But don’t let the Muppet face fool you: These odd little cephalopods are fierce deep-sea predators.
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While the volcanic island of Stromboli spews lava into the sea, the common octopus continues to thrive in these hostile coastal waters. Discover the amazing story of this highly adaptable creature.

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