Cephalopod Awareness Day Alert #1 » « Another growing cult It’s International Cephalopod Awareness Day! Remember, it’s International Cephalopod Awareness Day! Send me links to your articles that express your appreciation of our 10- and 8-armed friends, and I’ll periodically put them up right here on Pharyngula. Share this:PrintEmailShare on TumblrTweet Cephalopod Awareness Day Alert #1 » « Another growing cult
Here is some of my cephalolove:
tai haku says
My post is just a selection of my diving photos featuring various different cephalopods; the 4 main classes I come across:
Roger Burnham says
Bon dia from Bonaire, Netherlands Antilles,
Here’s some of my tentacled friends I see nearly every time I get in the water…(Windows Media Files):
Caribbean Reef Squid 001
Caribbean Reef Squid 002
Common Octopus 001
Thanks a lot. Caused a huge ruckus at my house. My boys were having a gorilla-octopus war, and I walked by and said it was International Cephalopod Day, so the octopus declared himself the winner by default, and gorilla boy ran off crying until I went and told him maybe that means we eat octopus and squid on International Cephalopod day, and then he was happy again.
More cephalove at http://cectic.com/057.html
More celebratory cephalolinks over here too: cephalopodcast.com/octopusday
The Professor says
If I can get another 3 people together, we’ll go hug an octopus. Or a squid, if I can get a 4th.
PZ-have you seen “The Future is Wild?” It was on Animal Planetlast night-the show focuses on speculation about the direction of future evolution. Cephalopods came out very nicely-giant land roaming versions, and some intelligent, emotional types.
(200 million year:Forest)
Matt Staggs says
Anybody read Jeff VanderMeer’s squid-infested “Ambergris” novels?
“City of Saints & Madmen” is cephalopodlicious.
http://www.jeffvandermeer.com is his homepage.
Cultural cephalopod, Barcelona.
I’m late, at least here in Sweden where the day is almost over, but here is my contribution anyway: http://egosumdaniel.blogspot.com/2007/10/international-cephalopod-awareness-day.html