The tragic fate of the Brighton octopus - Scientific American (blog)

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  1. octobot

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    The referenced 1875 pamphlet (The octopus: the "devil-fish" of fiction and of fact by Henry Lee) is a delightful read once you become accustomed to the old English. I have been looking for this text again for awhile as there is a suggested way to get them to release you and I forgot what his method entailed. You will be amazed at how much of the information in the book is still current thinking.
     

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