Oregon Coast Acquarium’s Cindy Hanson says they had a hunch their “Mama” Red Octupus was up to something, the way she was stacking small rocks and such in a corner of her tank. So they added some extra “building materials” for her just to see what she’d do with them. And their curiosity paid off! Mama Red Octupus gave birth to a swarm of babies, which are now voraciously dining on brine shrimp.
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There was a recent Red Octopus hatch at Humboldt State University, down near Eureka, CA. Here’s a You Tube video on it!