Octopus!

Did you know that octopuses have three hearts? And a beak?! Take a look at the octopus video below for an introduction to the octopuses living at Seacoast Science Center. Find out more about how we are raising the two-spot octopus babies at SSC in this Octopus Blog Post. To see more cool images and even more fun facts, head to Octopus Facts to learn more about these amazing cephalopods.

Octopuses have some awesome adaptations, including shooting ink when they are threatened. Try this mini-experiment to see how octopus ink helps an octopus hide: Why Does an Octopus Have Ink?

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Delayed opening today.

Seacoast Science Center will open at 11am today due to inclement weather.