eglantine_br (eglantine_br) wrote,
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eglantine_br

Underwater news this week

Maybe an animal that is so bright and self-aware does not belong in a box? I think zoos and aquariums are fine, but the octopus does not seem to like it.

http://www.nytimes.com/2016/04/14/world/asia/inky-octopus-new-zealand-aquarium.htm

And also in underwater news:

https://www.newscientist.com/article/2081640-manta-rays-are-first-fish-to-recognise-themselves-in-a-mirror/

What a long way we have come since my childhood. We are so much less distant from the other animals now. I like the world better this way.

Edit: Lets try a different link

http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/nationworld/ct-octopus-escapes-new-zealand-aquarium-20160413-story.html
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