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Death in the octopus's garden - Discover Magazine (blog)

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This is a link to Ed Young's Not Exactly Rocket Science blog. He is my favorite science journalist (thanks again Kat) and I recommend reading his blog often (topics are wide ranging). The story of interest,

Blue-lined octopuses have bitten humans before, but no one has ever recorded one killing a wild sea animal
however is only linked to a piece that he did for another blog that you can view directly here
 

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