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Giant Pacific Octopus – Animal Spotlight

The Giant Pacific Octopus (Enteroctopus dofleini) is regarded as the largest known species of Octopus. They have an average arm span of around 4m across and weigh in at roughly 50kg. They can grow even larger, with a deceased GPO being found in the wild weighing a whooping 272kg! Giant Pacific Octopus habitats Native throughout … Continued

6 Deadliest Deep Sea Predators: and How They Catch Their Prey

If you’re thinking about coming to our Predators event this half term, you’ll be relieved to know that the sharks, caimans and piranhas we have on show are safely behind glass. However, should you ever find yourself swimming in the sea, or splashing around in a river somewhere exotic, just remember you could be seconds … Continued

Helpful Facts to Satisfy Your Octopus Curiosities

Octopus does not live on land. As a result, you might never have seen a live one before, and you may never be able to see a live one all through your sweet life on earth. The fact that the octopus is not a terrestrial animal further contributes to the ignorance many people express about … Continued

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