OCTOPUSES: WORTH LEARNING TO SCUBA FOR?


Octopus - Melinda Riger, Grand Bahama Scuba

OCTOPUSES: WORTH LEARNING TO SCUBA FOR?

If I had to give a single reason for learning to scuba, watching an octopus would be very near the top of a long list. It’s never going to happen for me, of course – I have about 17 excuses lined up just in case anyone should ask me to try it. But still. One can dream…

Octopus - Melinda Riger, Grand Bahama Scuba

Meanwhile, I can luckily rely on an experienced professional to get the shots. Here are a few great octopus photos taken by Melinda Riger of Grand Bahama Scuba – perfect examples of an excellent reason for chucking aside the snorkel and doing something a bit more adventurous. Maybe…

Octopus - Melinda Riger, Grand Bahama Scuba

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Octopus - Melinda Riger, Grand Bahama Scuba

 

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STARR-STUDDED MUSICAL DIGRESSION

Does Ringo still have it? Did he ever have it?

4 thoughts on “OCTOPUSES: WORTH LEARNING TO SCUBA FOR?

    • I think, despite appearances, they have but a single podex… I haven’t looked it up, but I don’t think any creature with two or more has ever existed. Now THAT would be a fossil find to mystify the world of natural history! RH

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  1. Melinda Riger does it again. Incredible octopus photos here, RH–the colors, shapes and postures, even the eerie eyes. I once saw an octopus while snorkeling, I was so flabbergasted. Within 2 seconds I had my partner there to see it too, but by then the octopus had vanished (i.e., pulled a disappearing act). Fun narrative and musical digression. My thanks~~

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