World Octopus Day!
Woohoo- we’re celebrating thew wonderful and intelligent Octopus today! With eight great arms to hug you with- we couldn’t think of a better way to wrap up Cephalopod Appreciation Week!
Let’s learn some fun facts about octopus and print our coloring sheet!
- There are over 100 species of octopus in the world’s oceans.
- The Blue-ringed octopus has venom that can paralyze an adult human.
- Octopuses are known to use tools.
- Octopuses are masters of camouflage.
- A common octopus has 240 suckers on each arm.
- The oldest known octopus fossil found is 296 million years old.
- Octopuses have 3 hearts.
- The word octopus comes from a Greek word that means, eight foot.
- Octopuses have blue blood.