Wednesday, December 08, 2004

She didn't want to leave them

I miss J-1. I am glad he and his family are an important & burgeoning sensation:

According to the article, there is no braver mother in the cephalopod world than Aurora:

Aurora had never given up. Day in and day out for months, she sent waves of water out through her siphon to gently cleanse her eggs, and defended them against hungry sea cucumbers and starfish.
I wish someone would gently cleanse me when I was dirty.

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