An Octopus's Garden

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An Octopus's Garden

Postby Becky on October 5th, 2012, 5:27 am

Dear Mr. B.,

I don't know about you, but I am fascinated by octopi. Judging by appearances, they seem to be unfeeling, brainless blobs of revolting goo. But if one gets to know them, you soon find that they are genuinely intelligent, plus they can be friendly little things as well, and love to play once their shyness is overcome. They can open jars, use tools, and play catch. They haven't got any backbone, but they have three hearts. One of mother nature's best gifts to those who can see beyond the end of their nose.

In case you were not aware, there is a particular species of octopus called the mimic octopus. It is so named because it not only has the ability to blend in to it's environment like other octopi, but, actor-like, it also has the ability to impersonate other animals. Given this information, if a mimic octopus was to play a Dickens character in a production on a sea floor stage, which one do you think would fit best?

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Re: An Octopus's Garden

Postby Tom Baker on November 18th, 2012, 8:54 pm

Dear Becky,

Little Nell?

Thanks for the amazing information.

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