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Octopus 101

National Aquarium aquarist Katie Webster gets up close with our giant Pacific octopus.

Octopus Enrichment

Watch the National Aquarium’s giant Pacific octopus play with a Mr. Potato Head!


National Geographic, Common Octopus
National Geographic, Giant Pacific Octopus
NOAA Fisheries, Understanding the Elusive Giant Pacific Octopus
Orion Magazine, Deep Intellect
Scientific American, The Octopus Chronicles
Smithsonian, 14 Fun Facts about Squid, Octopuses, and Other Cephalopods Vancouver Aquarium, Octopuses & Squids

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