Confessions of a Marine Biologist: Eight-Legged Kidnapper


What it looks like to be kidnapped by an octopus…then rescued by a scientist.

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Marine biologists arrive at their field site at dusk to pick up a series of video cameras, used to monitor an experiment looking stressors affecting corals. What they find is a missing camera and an unexpected culprit. Can they rescue the HERO before he is plunged into darkness forever? (I guess I gave this away above…pretend I didn’t).

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Special thanks for the epic comic book-style animations to fellow marine biologist Julie Zill.

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