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Octopus! The Most Mysterious Creature in the Sea. von Courage, Katherine Harmon (eBook)

  • Erscheinungsdatum: 31.10.2013
  • Verlag: Current
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A pleasant, chatty book on afascinating subject. Kirkus ReviewsOctopuses have been captivating humans foras long as we have been catching them. Yetfor all of our ancient fascination and modernresearch, we still have not been able to get afirm grasp on these enigmatic creatures.Katherine Harmon Courage dives into themystifying underwater world of the octopusand reports on her research around the world.She reveals, for instance, that the oldest knownoctopus lived before the first dinosaurs; thattwo thirds of an octopuss brain capacity isspread throughout its arms, meaning eachliterally has a mind of its own; and that itcan change colors within milliseconds tocamouflage itself, yet appears to be colorblind.


    Format: ePUB
    Kopierschutz: AdobeDRM
    Seitenzahl: 256
    Erscheinungsdatum: 31.10.2013
    Sprache: Englisch
    ISBN: 9780698137677
    Verlag: Current
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