[Events and Gatherings] Need something to read? Try "The Soul of an Octopus"

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Sy Montgomery reached gently into the tank and let the octopus named Athena caress her hands and arms. These sweet moments are at the heart of ...

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Sy Montgomery wrote a two part piece recounting this encounter in 2011 (see TONMO post and links here ). Her accounting of the encounter and her attachment to Athena are endearing. I plan to buy the book and hope I enjoy it as much as the two articles.
 

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Her new book, The Soul of an Octopus (out 21 May, Simon & Schuster £12.99), explores the “emotional and physical world of the octopus – and the ...

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The "Octopus Church" is an octagonal church on the island of Moorea in ... It consists of grilled octopus — tentacles and body — a little lettuce, some ...

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Summer means salad. And in seafood-rich places, that might mean insalata di frutti di mare, or octopus salad. It consists of grilled octopus — tentacles ...

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Everyone wanted to pet Octavia. And no wonder. She was beautiful, graceful, and affectionate. The fact that she was boneless, slimy, and living in ...

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Everyone wanted to pet Octavia. And no wonder. She was beautiful, graceful, and affectionate. The fact that she was boneless, slimy, and living in ...

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Sy Montgomery's book on her three years among octopuses, “The Soul of an Octopus: A Surprising Exploration into the Wonder of Consciousness,” ...

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But those differences didn't stop Montgomery from forming bonds, not only with Athena, but the Aquarium's other octopus residents — Octavia, who ...

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Their eyes met across a crowded aquarium. She was slim, spry and young for her age. The object of her affections was brooding, powerful and ...

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