Easily the most bizarre creature in the sea, the humble octopus is a cephalopod of many talents, with DNA like that of no other animal (described by one scientist as looking as though it had been rearranged in a blender). An octopus also holds the record for longest brood period of any creature, with one octo-mum tending her eggs for 4.5 years! Facts suggest there to be 289 recognised species of octopus, and all species have distinct characteristics, from the giant octopus, which can grow up to 9 metres across, to the Wolfi, the world’s smallest octopus, which measures only 1.5 centimetres and weighs less than a gram.
They say one of the best ways to improve at whatever you try in life, be it swimming, writing etc., is to have a guide. This guide could help you improve as a person, teach you new skills or just make you aware of who and what is already out there.
From the planet’s most colourful fish to its deepest point. Asia Pacific plays host to many of the world’s record-breaking topography, species and people.
The largest of all reptiles, the saltwater crocodile is one the most impressive of all the crocodilia. With a hunting technique that has worked for 200 million years…
No, not a small budget sequel to
the Hollywood flop Sharknado,
but news of the ground-breaking
discovery that sharks can live in the
extreme environments created by