Octopus

Octopus
Kingdom
  Animal
Class
  Invertebrate
Order
  Octopus

 
Status
  Varies by species.
Added by
  KoalaKim - cheetah
Date Updated
  Sun Jun 23 15:44:17 2013
Image Credit
  wiki/File:Octopus_vulgaris_2.jpg
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Octopus Facts & Trivia for kids

  • Octopuses are extremely flexible, boneless creatures.
  • Octopuses hunt and forage primarily at night.
  • Male Octopuses are larger than females.
  • Octopuses have a well developed sense of site.
  • When swimming the rear part of the Octopus leads.
  • Octopuses are one of the most intelligent of invertebrates.
  • Some Octopuses can be kept as pets.
  • The world's largest Octopus is the Giant Pacific Octopus.
  • An Octopus has three hearts.
  • Octopus can shoot a cloud of black ink into the water when disturbed by another creature.
  • Octopus have eight arms.
  • Octopuses can squeeze their flexible bodies into tiny caves and crevasses for protection.
  • If an Octopus loses a tentacle is grows a new one in its place.
  • Octopuses sometimes change color to avoid being caught by preadators.
  • Octopuses have beaks. They use their beaks to break crabs and mollusks they eat.
  • Recent studies show that all Octopus species are venomous.

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