33:00 | May 15th, 2020

4 recommendations

In 2007, Bruce Robison’s robot submarine stumbled across an octopus settling in to brood her eggs. It seemed like a small moment. But as he went back to visit her, month after month, what began as a s...Show More


sofborne recommended:Feb 2nd

When Radiolab goes back to doing science stories they're just SO GOOD. The use of the orchestra to illustrate this story is really beautiful and classic og Radiolab.

phocks recommended:Jun 28th, 2020

This was so fascinating. Nature is amazing. Evolution is amazing. The drive to protect the next generation is especially amazing, even for an octopus mother at the bottom of the ocean, protecting her babies for years on end.

I thought this episode was:

💪 Inspirational
🎶 Musically superb
💯 A must listen
👍 Well-produced
🕵️‍ Well-researched

hsfargis recommended:May 16th, 2020

Beautiful story of perhaps nature’s most devoted mother - the octopus.

loopaleep recommended:May 28th, 2020

I thought this episode was:

🌅 A beautiful story