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For 53 months, scientists watched a female octopus in the deep sea vigilantly guard a single clutch of eggs until they hatched. This was the longest brooding…Read More »









period scientists have ever observed — not just for octopuses, but also for all animals on the planet. [Read full story]   Less «
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