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Octopus! : the most mysterious creature in the sea

Author: Katherine Harmon Courage
Publisher: New York, NY : Penguin Books, 2014, ©2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Veteran journalist and contributing editor for 'Scientific American, ' Katherine Harmon Courage dives into the mystifying underwater world of the octopus, sharing new scientific discoveries and demonstrating deep cultural ties that connect us to this alien-like creature. Courage deftly interweaves personal narrative and interviews with leading octopus experts. The result is an entertaining and scientifically  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Katherine Harmon Courage
ISBN: 1617230146 9781617230141 1591845270 9781591845270
OCLC Number: 896830614
Description: 238 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Introduction --
To catch an octopus --
Tough and tasty --
A strange animal --
Skin tricks --
Brain power --
Armed--and roboticized --
Hunting --
Sex and death --
Epilogue.
Responsibility: Katherine Harmon Courage.

Abstract:

Veteran journalist and contributing editor for 'Scientific American, ' Katherine Harmon Courage dives into the mystifying underwater world of the octopus, sharing new scientific discoveries and demonstrating deep cultural ties that connect us to this alien-like creature. Courage deftly interweaves personal narrative and interviews with leading octopus experts. The result is an entertaining and scientifically grounded exploration of the octopus and its astoundingly complex world.

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