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Octopuses Mate With a Special “Sex Arm” | National Geographic



This octopus game of cat-and-mouse actually has a very important goal—mating.
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Male octopuses have a specially modified "sex arm" that they use to place a pack of sperm into the female's mantle cavity. The female then lays her eggs in a hole or under rocks. Once they hatch, the tiny octopods float in the water for

Octopuses Mate With a Special “Sex Arm” | National Geographic


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