The toe’s nose knows! Walking a mile in an octopus’ suckers would be a spectacular sensory experience. Each sucker touches, tastes and smells—allowing the octopus to track, attack and snack on its meal.
Let’s get this week started off on the right sucker! The Pacific red octopus is a potent predator in our local reefs, using a nasty bite and a drill-bit tongue to nab plentiful fishes, clams and crabs in their short two-year lifespan—and that’s no big little lie!