Baby octopi: the octopus is one of the most intelligent sea creatures. They have relatively short lifespans with some only living for 6 months the giant Pacific octopus can live for approximately 5 years. The male dies not long after mating while the female is such a devoted mother that she does not leave her young to get food and usually dies from starvation soon after the young hatch.

spankkitten: “ malformalady: “ Octopus eggs Photo credit: Simon Chandra ” FUN FACT: These eggs are evil. Octopus babies are evil. Let me tell you why. The octopus mother lays her eggs in a cave roof.

The lifespan of the animal kingdom...OMG, THERE'S A DUMBO OCTOPUS!

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The life spans of different animals seem to lack all rhyme or reason.

Octopuses and the Puzzle of Aging

The life spans of different animals seem to lack all rhyme or reason.

Found it at Wayfair - Octopus in Waves Hook Wool Throw Pillow

Spotted this "Octopus" Hand-Hooked Decorative Pillow on Rue La La. Shop (quickly!

The name dumbo octopus refers not just to one species but to an entire genus of deep-sea umbrella octopuses, noted for their fins that resemble Dumbo the elephant’s ears (of Disney fame). There are at least 15 species of dumbo octopuses, and like all umbrella octopuses, their arms are connected by a web of skin, causing them to resemble umbrellas when their arms are spread apart. Dumbo octopuses live in the deep open ocean down to depths of at least 13,100 feet (4000 m) and perhaps much…

The name dumbo octopus refers not just to one species but to an entire genus of deep-sea umbrella octopuses, noted for their fins that resemble Dumbo the elephant’s ears (of Disney fame). There are at least 15 species of dumbo octopuses, and like all umbrella octopuses, their arms are connected by a web of skin, causing them to resemble umbrellas when their arms are spread apart. Dumbo octopuses live in the deep open ocean down to depths of at least 13,100 feet (4000 m) and perhaps much…

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Bronze Octopus Ear Cuff by martymagic on Etsy I love octopuses!

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Large Mediterranean octopus near the Isle of Dragonera, Mallorca. It's sad that such intelligent animals (remarkable for an invertebrate) have the short lifespan they do. Some species live out their lifespan in as little as 6 months. While some of the larger species may live 3-5 years, all octopus die within a short time after mating.

Large Mediterranean Octopus rising from its soft fluffy bed Isle of Dragonera Mallorca

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