The Pacific striped octopus, long suspected of being more social than its fellow species, was recently filmed by researchers mating face-to-face and otherwise demonstrating tight bonds with its partner, challenging conventional understanding of the octopus as a solitary, cannibalistic creature. What do you think?
“Seems like all the media can talk about these days is octopus sex.”
Christian Peebles • Assembly Scheduler
“That reminds me, I should remove ‘face-to-face mating video’ from my Google Alerts.”
Wayne Huff • Jigsaw Puzzle Cutter
“It’s a shame they’ll never know the joy of sex strengthened by holy matrimony.”
Melanie Nelson • Rock Climbing Guide