Call Number:
594.56 MATHER
  
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Publisher, Date:
Portland, Or. : Timber Press, 2010.
Description:
208 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 24 cm.
  
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Summary:
A natural history of the octopus, featuring personal narratives, underwater research, and closeup photography that details mating and predatory behaviors, intelligence, and problem-solving abilities.
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Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 189-200) and index.
Contents:
Introduction: Meet the octopus -- In the egg -- Drifting and settling -- Making a living -- In the den -- Getting around -- Appearances -- Not getting eaten -- Personalities -- Intelligence -- Sex at last -- The rest of the group -- Postscript: Keeping a captive octopus.
ISBN:
9781604690675 (hbk.)
1604690674 (hbk.)
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