Many Things Under a Rock: The Mysteries of Octopuses by David Scheel

Many Things Under a Rock: The Mysteries of Octopuses

David Scheel with Laurel 'Yoyo' Scheel (Illustrator)

288 pages first pub 2023 (editions)

nonfiction memoir nature science informative slow-paced


A behavioral ecologist’s riveting account of his decades-long obsession with octopuses: his discoveries, adventures, and new scientific understanding of their behaviors.Of all the creatures of the deep blue, none is as captivating as the octopus. ...

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