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Why Do Octopuses Tear Themselves Apart After Mating?

Octopus mothers slam themselves against rocks and eat their own arms before their eggs hatch. Scientists have discovered what leads to the self-destruction. Learn more about the new findings → - Videos • Explainers • Science News SUBSCRIBE to the Live Science YouTube channel → Twitter→ Facebook→ Instagram→ For the science geek in everyone, breaks down the stories behind the most interesting news and photos on the Internet, while also digging up fascinating discoveries that hit on a broad range of fields, from dinosaurs and archaeology to wacky physics and astronomy to health and human behavior. If you want to learn something interesting every day, #LiveScience is the place for you.
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