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Adopt an Injured Octo and Release him when healed


Staff member
Sep 4, 2006
Gainesville, GA
I borrowed this from a post to @Tintenfisch on FB. Love the idea and would love to have this kind of opportunity. There is more to the article but the coolness is in these two paragraphs:
If you decide you’d like to adopt this handsome boy, you'll also earn visiting rights on our Open Sunday’s for two months free of charge.

There’s just one thing we should let you know. If you look carefully at the Youtube clip, you can see some white markings on several of his legs where he was damaged in a lobster pot. We’ll look after him at the Bait House until his wounds have healed and then he’ll be returned to the Taputeranga Marine Reserve. You, as his adoptive parent, will be the person who has the honour of releasing him back into the ocean. We predict that these wounds will take at least two months to heal.

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