By Johanna Mayer
We wish could ask cephalopod scientists questions for eight days straight, but the next best thing is an hour-long reddit AMA.
Roger Hanlon (of MBL), Louise Allcock, and Mike Vecchione are authors of Octopus, Squid, and Cuttlefish: A Visual, Scientific Guide to the Oceans’ Most Advanced Invertebrates—and they know a lot about our favorite armed and tentacled creatures. ….
They took questions on reddit for a full hour, and covered everything from octopus bonding behaviors to fossilized 160 million-year-old cephalopod ink to the debate on the proper plural form of “octopus.” Check out some highlights from the Q&A session below, or read the full AMA on r/AskScience. Read more …