Cuttlefish, Baby Dumbo Octopus, Newly Discovered Penguins – Good Reads 3/28

“THE CUTTLEFISH, A MASTER OF CAMOUFLAGE, REVEALS A NEW TRICK”  The New York Times Sneaky cephalopods can change the text of their skin. W/video demo.

“RESEARCHERS HAVEN’T FOUND A SINGLE RIGHT WHALE CALF YET THIS SEASON” NPR  The trend has been bad for some years.

“WATCH THE ADORABLE FIRST-EVER VIDEO OF A NEW-BORN DUMBO OCTOPUS”   Washington Post  It’s all in the ears.

“THE OCEAN IS SUFFOCATING AND IT’S OUR FAULT”  LiveScience  “Dead zones” that lack oxygen are growing due to ever-growing agricultural runoff.  

“THE BLOODY PIRATE LIFE OF ONE OF THE OCEAN’S MOST ELUSIVE CREATURES It turns out that giant squids steal from each other.

“TRASH IN THE GREAT PACIFIC GARBAGE PATCH HAS QUADRUPLED, MAYBE EVEN 16-UPLED”  The Great Pacific Garbage patch is getting larger and denser.

“SCIENTISTS JUST DISCOVERED 1.5 MILLION PINGUINS THEY DIDN’T KNOW EXISTED”  Penguin poop detected by satellite was the clue.

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