Mother Octopus Sits on Her Eggs for 4 -1/2 Years

July 31, 2014 at 9:42 AM Leave a comment

You’ve got to watch this video posted by the Monterey Bay Aquarium yesterday.  It shows their visits to a mother octopus brooding a pile of eggs for 4 – 1/2 years.  Yes, you read that right.  Four and one half years!

Here’s a screenshot.

Octopus brooding via mbari on youtube

(Image via MBARI on YouTube)

Again, go here.  For some reason I suddenly can’t paste YouTube URLs into my posts and thus show the video itself on my site.

 

 

 

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Entry filed under: Animals (Other Than Us), Musings.

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