Friday Cephalopod: Happy birthday!

How could I not share this video of a hatching octopus from the Virginia Aquarium and Marine Science Center? I flared my chromatophores when I saw it, too.


  1. says

    I love that you can see the eyes of the other ones that haven’t hatched yet. I like to think that they’re watching, deciding when they feel like coming out.

  2. Raucous Indignation says

    I had deep fried baby octopus when I was in Venice. So delicious.

    Now I’m hungry,