Large Bronze Octopus Brooch
This Large bronze octopus brooch has been hand-made by Sue from one of the popular charms that she uses in her range of Steampunk jewellery. It is 5 cm tall by 5.7 cm across and is made from base metal that has been given an Antique Bronze colour. It costs just £8.99 post free.
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This large bronze octopus brooch has been hand-made by Sue from one of the popular charms that she uses in her range of Steampunk jewellery.
This large bronze octopus brooch issmall 5 cm tall by 5.7 cm across and is made from base metal that has been given an Antique Bronze colour.
Interesting Things About The Octopus Family
There are many myths and a few facts about the octopus.
For many cultures, the octopus is a symbol of protection and good luck
There are over 300 species of octopus. The largest species is the Giant Pacific Octopus. It weighs over 400 pounds. It’s average, tip to tip, length is 25 feet.
The smallest octopus is the Octopus Wolfi. This diminutive creature is less than an inch long and it’s found in the western part of the Pacific Ocean.
All octopuses are poisonous, but most of them pose no threat to humans, but the most poisonous octopus is the Australian Blue Ring. Its poison has the ability to kill a human being. .
A female octopus lays thousands of eggs in a den. For the duration of caring for her eggs, she does not eat. The female dies shortly after the eggs hatch.
Octopus blood is blue. This is because it has evolved blood based on copper, unlike humans, whose blood is iron-based. Also, like a chameleon, it has ability to change the colour of its skin. All octopuses are deaf, but they have keen eyesight and three hearts.
The information above is edited from www.keliiskayak.com/octopus-hawaii