Nature – Octopus: Making Contact

“What kind of a connection is possible with an animal that has three ears and blue blood running through its veins?” The story of a pet octopus and its evolving relationship with the American scientist studying it captured viewers' imagination and fascination in Octopus: Making Contact.

  • oc·to·pus·es

    The correct pluralization of “octopus,” following through on the Greek origins.

  • 1.9 M Viewers

    Broadcast audience for the Nature Season 38 premiere in October 2019, complemented by 171K+ video streams.

A clip of an octopus dreaming amassed more than four million views on YouTube. It was reported on by HuffPost, Newsweek, CNET, celebrities Josh Gad, Ron Howard, Sarah Silverman, and more.

  • Octopus: Making Contact demonstrates the value and worth of bringing the earth’s alien ambassadors into our midst to better understand their uniqueness, and in doing so, champion their existence.

    – Salon
  • They’re smart as a whip. AND they dream? That’s it. I can’t eat them any more.

    – Alan Alda

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