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An octopus has three hearts, nine brains and blue blood.  http://www.nmfs.noaa.gov/stories/2012/08/08_17_2012_octopus_video.html

octopus-close-up! Photo connects to Portland Aquarium! One of the first places I want to go when I get to Oregon :)

8 Unbelievable octopus videos - (TreeHugger) Click to see 8 super cool octopus videos (fun time waster!)

8 Unbelievable octopus videos

Nature Blows My Mind! The Amazing Shapeshifting Mimic Octopus!

The Mimic Octopus has been documented mimicking 15 different species, and think about all the other species he mimics when we're not looking. Watch this video and giggle at around 1:20 when the Mimic Octopus runs across the ocean floor "looking something like a furry turkey with human legs".

Rare Sighting Of Dashing, Two-Legged Hairy Sprinting Crab?

One species, called the mimic octopus, is even capable of changing its body shape to mimic other animals. Most intelligent Mimic Octopus in the world.

cute little song I found for introducing the octopus today for our ocean theme month! Matches all our site words so far too :)

cute little song I found for introducing the octopus today for our ocean theme month! Matches all our site words so far too :)

(via BBC Nature - Octopuses videos, news and facts)

Octopuses divide into two types, the deep-sea finned octopuses and their finless, shallower water cousins.

Frank S: "While this one was crawling about, two others were silently, methodically going through everyone's wallets without being noticed."

Video: Octopus crawls out of water and walks on dry land

cool video - Octopus Walks on Land at Fitzgerald Marine Reserve

Shy Dumbo Octopus Hides Inside Its Own Tentacles | Nautilus Live | Cephalopods | Know Your Meme

Shy Dumbo Octopus Hides Inside Its Own Tentacles

While diving off the central California coast, the team of E& Nautilus encountered this Flapjack Octopus (named for its ear flaps) lingering on the sea floo.

50 Free Amigurumi Stuffed Toy Patterns & Crochet Tutorials for Beginners and Beyond | HubPages

50 Free Amigurumi Stuffed Toy Patterns & Crochet Tutorials for Beginners and Beyond

True Facts (sorta) About the Octopus  octopi do everything hardcore.  and clams are just stupid.

True Facts (sorta) About the Octopus

True Facts About The Octopus by Ze Frank. I love Ze Frank. I love Ze Frank even more when covering the octopus.

Video of Octopus stealing divers camera

Octopus Steals Diver's Camera, Shoots Home Movie With It (Video)

The Indonesian Mimic Octopus, Thaumoctopus mimicus. This fascinating creature was discovered in 1998 off the coast of Sulawesi in Indonesia, the mimic octopus is the first known species to take on the characteristics of multiple species.

The Indonesian Mimic Octopus, Thaumoctopus mimicus. This fascinating creature was discovered in 1998 off the coast of Sulawesi in Indonesia, the mimic octopus is the first known species to take on the characteristics of multiple species.

Octopus Escape!  This lovely creature is mesmerizing to watch, and I'm glad the fishermen let him go.

Video: Octopus Escape (great to show how an octopus moves out of water)