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Raise a Tentacle for Cephalopod Awareness Days

Dr. Bill Van Bonn | Posted 10.08.2016 | Green
Dr. Bill Van Bonn

I once saw a male cuttlefish in a research aquarium position himself between another male and a female. On one side, the side facing the other male, a menacing pattern of dark bands flashed along the body sending a message, I assume, of his claim over the female.

This Tiny Octopus Hunts In A Very Strange Way

The Huffington Post | Eliza Sankar-Gorton | Posted 08.17.2015 | Science

This little octopus is challenging just about everything we thought we knew about the eight-legged creatures -- including the way they hunt, mate, and...

What If Mollusks Mated With Insects?

Posted 08.29.2012 | Arts

To the layperson, mollusks and insects might number among the most hideous creatures on the planet. But to biology buffs, the diverse groups of invert...

Top 20 Animal Oddities of 2010

David Mizejewski | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
David Mizejewski

It's been a big year for odd animals. And I've spent a good part of the last twelve months combing the news for odd animals stories, sightings and discoveries. Here are twenty favorites.

Vampire Squid Threatened By Human Activity (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The vampire squid is one of many unheard of creatures living in the deep sea. The species, which is technically not a squid, but a cephalopod, had bee...