The Hunt for the Giant Pacific Octopus

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  1. Cerulean

    Cerulean GPO Registered

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    I just watched this on Nat Geo. I think it will re air tomorrow. It was a pretty good, though basic, documentary of one team's journey to find the GPO. I don't think I learned anything new about octopuses, but it did reaffirm several things that I had otherwise only read about.
     
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    DWhatley Cthulhu Staff Member Moderator

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    Unfortunately we only get basic cable now so I won't be able to see it unless (hopefully) it is one they release on the net.
     
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    Actually, at the beginning of the show the narrator stated there were almost 300 known species of Octopodes. I have never heard the number this high before.
     
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    Here is a 2 minute trailer. It's all I found with a cursory look. [video]http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/video/2010/04/13/VI2010041303264.html[/video]
     
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    CaptFish Colossal Squid Staff Member Moderator

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    That is a great show! I saw it when it first came out about a month ago. They were also showing 'Aliens of the Deep' over the weekend, but i dont know if they are going to play it again.
     
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    I saw it a few weeks ago, nice documentary. The ending was special.
     

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