An octopus has been named after Canadian actor and comedian Seth Rogen after a public naming contest.
It’s those eyes, the large intelligent eyes that are so striking, a piercing concentration that made me wonder whether this octopus was pondering a dilemma; should I stay still and rely on my camouflage for concealment, or perhaps better to make a dash for deeper water?
A wildlife lover has told of the moment she rescued an octopus from a horrible death after it was left stranded on the sands of a Mearns beach.
As snorkel dives go, this was a real lung buster. From the surface of the warm autumnal Mallorcan sea I could just discern the octopus moving slowly over the seabed about 25ft below.