noaasanctuaries: Look closely and you’ll see this octopus in...

Published: 15/05/2018
noaasanctuaries: Look closely and you’ll see this octopus in...
Source: MONTEREYBAYAQUARIUM.TUMBLR.COM

noaasanctuaries : Look closely and you’ll see this octopus in Gray’s Reef National Marine Sanctuary is mid-snack on some shellfish!  But how do octopuses eat, anyway? An octopus’s mouth is on its underside, and contains a hard beak. The beak is made of chitin, a material similar to what’s in your fingernails, and helps the octopus chow down on tough food!  (Photo: P. Auster/NOAA/Beaufort Lab/Unive

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