Octopus: Making Contact
The octopus is the closest we may get to meeting an alien. They evolved from a common cousin more than 500 million years ago, but are also intelligent creatures with proven problem-solving abilities. So what happens when you invite an eight-legged alien into your living room? This documentary follows marine biologist David Scheel as he tracks his evolving relationship with his own octopus.
Watch the brilliant color changes of a sleeping octopus.
Watch as baby octopuses and squid hatch from their eggs.
This octopus has devised an ingenious way to create a moveable shelter.
See the playful relationship between Laurel and an octopus.