[News] 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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    Sy Montgomery's new book "The Octopus Scientists: Exploring the Mind of a Mollusk" from the "Scientists in the Field Series" will be released on May ...

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    Sy Montgomery's new book “The Octopus Scientists: Exploring the Mind of a Mollusk” from the “Scientists in the Field Series” will be released on May ...

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    Montgomery, who's written about tigers, apes, dolphins and raising a pet piglet, turns her attention on the octopus in her latest book, “The Soul of an ...

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    In her attempts to understand the octopus, a creature that for a variety of reasons has caught her eye, Montgomery, author of The Good Good Pig, ...

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    An octopus is a mollusk—albeit a naked one—that shuns its own kind except ... If we want to understand the octopus, he wrote, “we must first of all admit ... full scope of cephalopod cognition would take much more research to reveal.

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    If you haven't read New Hampshire author Sy Montgomery's many books on the natural world, her latest, "The Soul of An Octopus: A Surprising ...

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    Sy Montgomery stop by to share stories behind her new book about the octopus. Kara Miller stops by to talk about the future of war, how drones might ...

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    If you, or someone you love likes to eat Octopus, those days might just be over. ... Sy's latest book, The Soul of an Octopus, brings the odd, eight armed ... her hand into an ice cold marine tank to allow the cephalopod to taste her skin.

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    Lake Effect's Mitch Teich discusses the octopus with science writer Sy ... When you think of intelligent animals, you probably don't think of the octopus.

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    Sy Montgomery spent three years getting to know octopuses at the New England Aquarium. Little did she know her time with the animals would ...

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