Seattle Aquarium: No Octopus Sex on Valentine's Day - TheStranger.com (blog)

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    Seattle Aquarium cancels octopus mating session
    WDSU New Orleans
    The aquarium was concerned the 70-pound cephalopod could eat the creature it mates with, according to the affiliate. The female octopus available was about half his weight, forcing the aquarium to call off the sex session. Kong's size may have saved ...


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    Octopus refused sex because of fears he may EAT his partner afterwards
    Mirror.co.uk
    An octopus was denied some Valentine's Day romance after its handlers became concerned that he might EAT his sex partner. An eight-legged male is always at the centre of Seattle Aquarium's February 14 celebrations, as they invite the public to watch ...
    Octopus sex show canceled due to fear of cannibalismDeath and Taxes
    Seattle Aquarium cancels octopus sex act due to cannibalism concernsWGME
    Octopus Mating Session Called Off At Seattle Aquarium Due To Fears Of CannibalismCounsel & Heal

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    Octopus Week finale
    The Seattle Times
    Throughout the week the aquarium hosted cephalopod-centric events like octopus releases, feedings and special dives with an octopus in the large Window on Washington Waters tank. The week normally also features an “octopus blind date,” which made ...


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