Octopus floods Santa Monica Pier Aquarium - Los Angeles Times

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    [SIZE=-2]Boston Globe[/SIZE]

    Octopus floods Santa Monica Pier Aquarium
    [SIZE=-1]Los Angeles Times, CA[/SIZE]
    [SIZE=-1]By Bob Pool It's not surprising that with eight arms and inquisitive nature, the two-spotted octopus is pretty handy around its tank at the Santa Monica Pier Aquarium. Still, those reporting for work Thursday at the popular beachfront attraction were ...[/SIZE]
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    Thanks Jason,
    Did you go to the aquarium to see the soggy floors or did she come to the "studio" for the interview? It sounds like the flooding caused more damage than one would expect in a public aquarium.
     
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    It was a telephone interview. I've read estimates of $20K in damage. The SMP Aquarium is accepting donations if anyone wants to help out.
     

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