Cephalopod Fights - Predator vs Prey

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    BERKELEY (KRON) — Unlike most octopuses, which tackle their prey with all eight arms, a rediscovered tropical octopus subtly taps its prey on the ...

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    Researchers are studying a newly rediscovered tropical octopus that doesn't hunt or mate like other known octopus species. The findings have been ...

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    WASHINGTON — The octopus already is an oddball of the ocean. ... The octopus, normally a dull chocolate brown, suddenly sports stripes and spots ...

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    “A home, or den, which an octopus may occupy only a few days before switching to a new one, is a place where the shell-less octopus can safely hid: ...

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    The large Pacific striped octopus taps its prey on the shoulder, to distract it, before going in for the kill. This has surprised sea-life experts who hadn't ...

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    A small male larger Pacific striped octopus stalks its prey. ... have started out as chemosensory,” which allows the cephalopod to taste with its arms.

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    An LPSO male A15 canteleve large Pacific striped octopus is shown about to catch a shrimp. While the octopus already is considered an oddball of ...

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    A rarely studied species of octopus was seen exhibiting behavior that was not only uncharacteristically social but almost romantic.

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    The larger Pacific striped octopus displays mating and hunting behaviour unlike any other, suggesting that the routines we think of as being “normal” ...

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    While other octopuses mate by mounting, the larger Pacific striped octopus engages in “beak to beak” mating; the beaks are on the underside of their ...

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    Octopuses are freaky and mysterious, they usually're notoriously troublesome to review. However analysis on one notably freaky species exhibits us ...

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    The Associated PressWASHINGTON (AP) — The octopus already is an oddball of the ocean. Now biologists have rediscovered a species of that ...

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    “I like other marine animals, but octopuses — they're aliens on our planet. They're the closest thing we're going to get to that.” ...

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    A larger Pacific striped octopus presenting a dark leaf display. Credit: Roy ... Larger Pacific striped octopus mate like squids and cuttlefish. The pair ...

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    When courting, what does the male larger Pacific striped octopus sing to the female larger Pacific striped octopus? “I want you back in my arms, arms, ...

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    WASHINGTON — The octopus already is an oddball of the ocean. Now biologists have rediscovered a species of that eight-arm sea creature that's ...

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    OCTOPUS FIGHT!!!Two octopi duke it out in oceanic .... Vampire Squid of HellGulf researchers were treated to a rare sighting of a "Vampire Squid.

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