In Deep With the Octopus

In Deep With the Octopus

Book - 2013
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The Animal Behavior Society Children's Book Award for 2014 finalist

2014/2015 Red Cedar Non-Fiction Award shortlist

On Resource Links' Best of 2013 list

Octopuses are eight-armed, boneless, solitary sea creatures.
They're ugly, slimy and squirmy.
Some can weight over 200 pounds while others can be as small as a golf ball.
They have taste receptors all over their body, and scent receptors on every arm.
One kind of octopus can even spit out toxic saliva at its enemies!
These complex creatures can even solve problems, store memories, recognize shapes and even mimic people.

In Deep with the Octopus takes you inside the octopus's world--with fascinating facts, photos and everything you need to know about:

types of octopus anatomy life and mating cycles habitats behaviour intelligence

You'll also:

learn how octopuses shoot ink. explore habitats. find out how octopuses have changed over the centuries. discover the neat tricks they perform. learn what octopuses eat, and what eats them. take a quiz.

Reviews:
" In Deep with the Octopus is filled with interesting information and is worth considering if you need a book about these intelligent and threatened sea creatures."
Recommended.
-- CM Magazine

ISBN: 9781554552702
1554552702
Characteristics: 39 pages :,colour illustrations ;,27 cm.
Alternative Title: Octopus

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