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What do octopus do during the night and morning?
Question Date: 2018-02-14
Answer 1:

My brother's stepdaughter wrote a kids' book that will be published next fall:

The Benefits of Being an Octopus by Ann Braden

I asked her if she has an answer for your question.

This is my answer:
1. I searched in google.com for answers to your question: "What do octopus do during the night and morning?"


One answer was for "Do octopuses sleep?"
It said that scientists haven't been able to figure out whether animals without backbones sleep, but now they're starting to figure it out. They see brain waves in octopuses that are like ours when we're dreaming! octopuses sleep

Another answer was for: "Why Do Octopuses Remind Us So Much of Ourselves?"
It said that octopuses will look us in the eye which is an unusual thing for animals to do octopus .

2. I thought maybe you wanted to know whether octopuses are active in the day or in the night, so I googled: "octopus circadian rhythm". 'Circadian rhythm' is the pattern of sleeping and being awake during 24 hrs of day and night.

Scientists are finding that octopuses don't seem to show clear behavior of sleeping at night or sleeping in the day. Octopuses seem to be a little more active at night, but they don't seem to have strong cycles of sleeping at night and being awake in the day, the way some animals do.



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