With Minds of Their Own

With Minds of Their Own

Weird, bizarre, creepy, alien, shape-shifting. These are words used many times to describe octopuses. But how about intelligent, venomous, swift, playful, and sentient? You have to agree that octopuses are pretty unusual-looking creatures. I guess that’s what makes them a great model for characters in movies like Pirates of the Caribbean. Octopuses have a lot…

Finding Nemo, an Iconic Character

Finding Nemo, an Iconic Character

Probably most of us have watched the movie Finding Nemo, or at least know that the story is about a little clownfish growing up on a coral reef. Clownfish are an iconic coral reef species, so named because of their bold color strokes on their “faces”, sort of like, well, you know, clowns! There’s something…