Elusive and mysterious by nature, ordinary people are revealing the secrets of the UK's octopuses.
A gloomy octopus perched above a bed of discarded scallop shells.
Intentional actions by usually solitary octopuses improve a sandy site, allowing group living in 'Octlantis'. But the buzz around the site grew quickly, creating some interesting interpretations.
Over 20 cephalopods crawled on to New Quay beach. What was going on?
From shapeshifting octopi to acid-firing beetles.
A new study shows cephalopods edit messages from their DNA, allowing them to adapt faster to their environment.
Bottlenose dolphin tossing an octopus across the water during feeding off Bunbury, Western Australia.
It's not easy to tackle a live octopus - so many arms, all those suckers! But some bottlenose dolphins have found a way to defuse and eat these eight-armed sea creatures.
Honey badger: brighter than it looks.
Yes, apes and dolphins are bright. But what about the other animal Einsteins?
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Cephalopods are able to adapt rapidly to changing conditions.
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The idea of non-human consciousness raises a host of philosophical questions.
The California two-spot octopus, Octopus bimaculoides, has distinctive blue ‘eye’ spots on either side of its head.
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A peek inside the genome of the octopus gives some hints as to what makes it such a remarkable creature is so many ways.
Octopuses grow quickly, have lots of tasty flesh and are found all over the world. As the world’s supply of fish diminishes while the number of humans keeps increasing, it seems these creatures would make…