ZeBek does the octoPUS.

This is not about
Doctor Octopus
,
or Octomom
.

This is about my love for ze Octopus. Me gusta la octopusa!

I did a little wiki search and here’s what i found; neat things you may already know or not know about Octopuses.

1. Octopuses have three hearts. Two pump blood through each of the two gills, while the third pumps blood through the body.

2. An octopus’s suction cups are equipped with chemoreceptors so that the octopus can taste what it is touching.

3. According to the USDA Nutrient Database (2007), cooked octopus contains approximately 139 calories per three ounce portion, and is a source of vitamin B3, B12, potassium, phosphorus, and selenium

4. Octopuses often escape even from supposedly secure tanks, due to their problem solving skills, mobility and lack of rigid structure.Octopuses are highly intelligent, probably the most intelligent of all invertebrates.

5. Most octopuses can eject a thick blackish ink in a large cloud to aid in escaping from predators. The main colouring agent of the ink is melanin.

6. An octopus has a hard beak, with its mouth at the center point of the arms.

7. When under attack, some octopuses can perform arm autotomy, in a similar manner to the way skinks and other lizards detach their tails. The crawling arm serves as a distraction to would-be predators.

8. There are around 300 recognized octopus species, which is over one-third of the total number of known cephalopod species.All octopuses are venomous, but only the small blue-ringed octopuses are deadly to humans.


The following 3 photos were taken by me in Greece, 2008.
Lardos. Rhodos, Greece.

(Thira) Santorini, Greece.

Lardos. Rhodos, Greece.

Here’s a hair piece I created for iSCREAMgarbage. I call it…

.OCTOPEACE.
Pulpo and ZeBek

Octopus and ZeBek

Tako and ZeBek

3 Photos taken by: Yoko Yano
Hair/Make Up/styling: ZeBekgarbage
Octopeace (for your hurr): iSCREAMgarbage

I love Cartoonies!

Also join/check out my flickr group dedicated to my 8 legged tasty friend:
Anything and everything Octopus, pulpo, tako.

Octopus lover,
ZeBekgarbage

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5 Responses to “ZeBek does the octoPUS.”

  1. sloth Says:

    yo, this one time, i went harpooning for octopus in the mediterranean. i found a little pink dude hanging out in a crevice, and i stabbed him through the head with my trident. he went all white and shot his ink at me. i couldn’t see shit, and he was able to pull himself off the trident. i didn’t want to leave him there to die since it would be waste, so i searched for twenty minutes until i found him again. i stabbed him through the head again and swam back to shore with him, but he kept on pulling himself off the trident. i think i must have stabbed in ten times on the way to the beach, but since he has no skull structure to keep his brain in place, it kept sliding to the side, so that none of my wounds were mortal. needless to say, i was getting pretty upset about the whole ordeal, because i wasn’t in a torturing mood. more of a ‘damn, i want some octopus salad’ mood. so i figured i would just pull him out of the water and let the suffocation begin. i didn’t realize that octopuses could breathe out of the water, and that poor fucker squirmed around on my beach towel for half an hour, more holes in him than tupac. finally, a leathery-tanned local came over and showed me how it’s done. he grabbed him by the head, and turned him inside out in half a second, pushing all his insides out of his beak. the dude grabbed all his organs, tore them off in one clean move, and that was that. rest in peace, buddy.

  2. zebek Says:

    wow.

  3. 1oddgent Says:

    wowza, quite the story there sloth, def epic.

    the otcopus is cool with me though, no need to tell you how/why, ha.

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