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Shedd Aquarium program introduces middle schoolers to octopus

Shedd Aquarium program introduces middle schoolers to octopus

The octopus was not cooperating.

Instead of writhing about in its tank, demonstrating for the assembled students its size and movement patterns, the Shedd Aquarium's giant Pacific octopus was just kind of sitting there, up in a corner, a row of tentacles pressed against the glass.