The Ocean

Millions of people eat octopus- here's why we shouldn't

Eight legs and personality Image: REUTERS/Pool (GERMANY - Tags: ANIMALS SOCIETY SPORT SOCCER)

David Knowles

Digital Media Specialist, World Economic Forum

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Frieda, a nine-month-old female octopus (lat.: Octopus Vulgaris) tries to open a jar, which contains her favourite seafood snacks of shrimps,crabs and clams in Munich's Hellabrunn Zoo March 14, 2003. REUTERS/AlexandraWinkler
An octopus opening a jar Image: REUTERS/AlexandraWinkler REUTERSAX/JOH
Salted octopus are placed out to dry on a beach in Nazare October 29, 2013.  REUTERS/Rafael Marchante
Salted and dried Image: REUTERS/Rafael Marchante (PORTUGAL - Tags: SOCIETY FOOD)
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