If you give an octopus a camera
… she’s going to want to take a picture. An octopus at a New Zealand aquarium trains a camera on visiting tourists.
Octopus opens a jar, from the inside
More evidence that octopuses are amazing, from Japan’s Enoshima Aquarium.
Brainy octopus and its coconut
Watch what this octopus does with coconut shells. More on this story here.
How the octopus changes color
Incredible color-changing! How – and why – the octopus, squid, and cuttlefish change color.
Watch octopus squeeze through tiny hole
It’s just cool, that’s all. A 40-second video of an octopus squeezing through a tiny hole to escape a box.
Bottom line: 5 of EarthSky’s favorite octopus videos
Eleanor Imster has helped write and edit EarthSky since 1995. She was an integral part of the award-winning EarthSky radio series almost since it began until it ended in 2013. Today, as Lead Editor at EarthSky.org, she helps present the science and nature stories and photos you enjoy. She also serves as one of the voices of EarthSky on social media platforms including Facebook, Twitter and G+. She and her husband live in Tennessee and have two grown sons.