Giant Pacific Octopus

This animal lacks an internal skeleton and can squeeze into very small areas. It has special skin cells called chromatophores that allow it to change color.

  • Scientific Name: Enteroctopus dofleini
  • Range: Cold coastal waters of the Pacific Ocean
  • Status in the Wild: Unknown
  • Location in the Zoo: Kipp Aquarium
  • Cool Animal Fact: Females only reproduce once in their lifetime.