6 thoughts on “Octopus Dreams in living color

  1. Lovecraftian says:

    “Humans had to evolve to acknowledge octopus consciousness” https://qz.com/1095491/humans-had-to-evolve-to-acknowledge-octopus-consciousness/
    Happy International Octopus Day [October 8th] https://blogs.scientificamerican.com/octopus-chronicles/happy-international-octopus-day/ ” Octopuses have some remarkable assets, including eight semi-autonomous arms, thousands of smart suckers, cold-adapted blue blood, three beating hearts and eerily advanced intelligence. And they have been around for 300 million years—long before even the ancient T. rex emerged.”

  2. Cthulhu says:

    “Nature: Octopus: Making Contact” – Premieres Wednesday, October 2 at 8|7c on PBS (check local listings.) https://www.pbs.org/wnet/nature/octopus-making-contact-preview-a98u9n/19851/ (scroll down for video clips) “Follow an Alaskan professor as he raises and studies a day octopus in his home, making remarkable discoveries about its extraordinary intelligence, personality and skills. Octopus behavior has fascinated humans for centuries; their unique shape and skillsets often provide the inspiration for extraterrestrials in science fiction. New in the world of cephalopod research is the extent to which these intelligent animals are individual personalities – able to recognize faces and interact with other individuals – all of which is an odd adaptation for an animal thought to live an asocial existence.”

    Extraordinary Octopus Takes To Land | The Hunt | BBC Earth

  3. Sweet Dreams says:

    Ray Harryhausen’s giant, six-tentacled octopus attacks the Golden Gate Bridge, in the 1955 sci-fi movie “It Came From Beneath the Sea”

  4. Cephalopodiatrist says:

    “Planet of the Octopuses: What Animal Species Is Most Likely to Rise Up and Overthrow Humans?” https://psmag.com/environment/planet-octopuses-animal-species-likely-rise-overthrow-humans-67576
    “The Case Against Octopus Farming” https://issues.org/the-case-against-octopus-farming/
    “You’re Not So Different From an Octopus: Rethinking Our Relationship to Animals” https://truthout.org/articles/youre-not-so-different-from-an-octopus-rethinking-our-relationship-to-animals/

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