Tag: octopus

KRAKEN NEWS – Halloween Edition

This is a tale of Kraken Horrors on Halloween Crikey! It’s been a while since we had a Kraken News Update… Our lair mate DrPusSea has spent the last few months finishing up her 7-year global research project on “Behaviour Change in Demand-Side Management“. She finally got it signed off, but not after flying around the world being busy talking…

Vampire squids from HELL! And other cool Kraken news

Kraken News this week mainly showcases footage of fearsome tentacled critters, in all their suckered glory. Let’s start with the awe-inspiring Vampire squids from hell. What? There are Vampire Squids in hell? Well, no. But you can never go past the most brilliantly (mis)named of all cephalopods, Vampiroteuthis infernalis (literally, the “Vampire squid from hell”). Despite its terrifying name, it is a…

Cannibal horrors! Apocalypse! Cthulhu rises!

This is a quiet news cycle in Kraken News After we just heard that there is a Kraken invasion starting with Welsh beaches, the news continues to sound positively apocalyptic: So what sparked off this surreal offensive? I personally blame Vladimir Putin. No, it wasn’t fake news. This really did happen. What I’m suggesting is that the Russian strongman, famed…

Kraken invasion on a Welsh beach! The end is nigh.

This is the tale of an octopus invasion on a Welsh beach You may have come across the sensationalist headlines (Fox News anyone?), so fitting with Halloween, that some sleepy Welsh beaches have suffered from an octopus invasion? Although, watching the videos of people poking the poor guys, you gotta wonder who actually suffered the most!? I mean, even Cosmopolitan was…