This Mother Never Left Her Eggs for Four and a Half Years, Not Even to Eat

Deep-Sea Octopus

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  • From May 2007 through September 2011, a team of researchers watched a deep-sea octopus brood her eggs while perched on a rocky ledge 4,600 feet below the ocean’s surface. That’s an amazing four and a half years spent keeping several dozen eggs oxygenated and safe from predators

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