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She probes and flexes her stylets under the skin to find these blood vessels, like the arms of an octopus reaching into the dark to carry out a dangerous deed.
EVOLUTION MADE MOSQUITOS INTO STEALTHY, SENSITIVE VAMPIRESERICA MCALISTEROCTOBER 15, 2020POPULAR SCIENCE
After the sea pigs, a scattering of octopuses came into view.
WHALES GET A SECOND LIFE AS DEEP-SEA BUFFETSSTEPHEN ORNESOCTOBER 15, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
While exploring a kelp forest, he discovers a female octopus and makes a commitment to go see her every day for a year to learn about her life and to see if she will befriend him.
EVERYTHING OUR EDITORS LOVED IN SEPTEMBERTHE EDITORSOCTOBER 8, 2020OUTSIDE ONLINE
What ensues is an incredibly beautiful film about the ecosystem of the kelp forest, the intelligence and amazing abilities of the octopus, and a man’s poignant relationship with a wild creature.
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Other bacteria from this group make TTX in pufferfish, the blue-ringed octopus and sea snails.
TOXIC GERMS ON ITS SKIN MAKE THIS NEWT DEADLYERIN GARCIA DE JESUSJUNE 23, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
Both Giddiness and the Ice-Maiden seize a man as an octopus seizes all within its reach.
RUDY AND BABETTEHANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSEN
But hapless flight: the Boodah is an octopus whose feelers reach far, and they, within her toils, cannot escape her omnipresence.
THE LORD OF THE SEAM. P. SHIEL
From the deeper trawling were obtained a large octopus and several interesting fish.
THE HOME OF THE BLIZZARDDOUGLAS MAWSON
These animals belong to the same division—the Cephalopoda—as the cuttle-fish, the squid, and the octopus.
ON THE METHOD OF ZADIGTHOMAS HENRY HUXLEY
A darker, livid hue passed fleetingly over the pallid body of the octopus.
KINGS IN EXILESIR CHARLES GEORGE DOUGLAS ROBERTS

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