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Octopodes or Octopuses, But Never Octopi

If you missed our Come Dissect With Me event on Sunday as part of British Science Festival and EAT! NewcastleGateshead, you missed a real treat! Participants learned, first and foremost, the plural of octopus – octopodes (or even octopuses) but never octopi – and then proceeded to dissect their slimy specimens, identifying and examining the eyes, mouth parts and even indulging in some octopus ink art!… Read more

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