Octopus

No. 274429

by Safari Ltd
$4.99USD

One of the most intelligent invertebrates on the planet, octopuses can be found throughout coral reefs, pelagic waters, and the ocean floor. They have many unique adaptations, including a skeleton structure which allows them to squeeze through tight spaces.

  • Scientific Name: Order Octopoda
  • Characteristics: Beautifully detailed and crafted with scientific accuracy, this octopus model makes a great gift for an aspiring marine biologist! Although this octopus is orange right now, it is capable of changing its color to suit the environment around it.
  • Size and Color: 5 inches long and 1.5 inches tall, this figurine is about as long as a soda can on its side and as tall as a credit card stood on its side. Painted in its most iconic color, this octopus is a vibrant orange.
  • The Octopus is part of the Wild Safari® Sea Life collection.
  • All of our products are Non-toxic and BPA free.
  • History:

    There are over 300 known species of octopus, many of which are widely distributed around the world’s oceans. All octopuses are venomous, although only the blue-ringed octopus poses a threat to humans. Thankfully, most species of octopus are not considered threatened or endangered, although some niche species are believed to be vulnerable.

    • Recommended Age: 3
    • Size in cm: 13 L x 12 W x 4.2 H
    • Size in inches: 5.12 L x 4.72 W x 1.65 H
    • UPC: 095866274405
    Present Status Octopuses are not considered endangered at this time but some areas do have protections in place to ensure their continued survival. In Washington State, for example, there are strict rules concerning where and how giant Pacific octopus can be caught.