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Social media and the news might be waging war against packaging but it’s hard to believe when you walk down the aisles of a supermarket. Individually packaged snacks, shrink-wrapped fruit and veg: almost everything is snugly tucked into plastic sleeves, trays, and bags. So how on earth are people cutting back on waste, or even […]
As the trees become awash with colour, the UK’s wildlife comes out to play. Autumn is a time for change for wildlife across the country. For many animals, autumn is a time for preparation for the colder months, and that means there’s plenty to see.
Bristol Aquarium has very sadly had to say goodbye to Luna, the giant Pacific octopus. After laying her eggs and reaching senescence (the last stage of her life cycle), her health deteriorated and for her welfare, the decision was taken by the vet and the Aquarium’s Zoological team to put her to sleep.
Bristol Aquarium’s giant Pacific octopus has laid hundreds of tiny eggs on the window of her display tank for visitors to see. Giant Pacific octopus lay eggs as part of their natural life cycle when they reach maturity.