Loyal octopus mom breaks record, stays with her eggs for 4 [1/2] years

  • by: David Perlman , San Francisco Chronicle
  • Updated: July 31, 2014 - 7:15 PM

A steadfast little octopus living in the deep waters of Monterey Bay has set an extraordinary record of animal motherhood, laying her clutch of eggs and brooding them nonstop for 53 straight months — apparently without pause for food or rest.

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