Life's tough when you're an octopus lookin' for a date.
Kong is a 70-pound male octopus living at the Seattle Aquarium and, as is tradition every Valentine's Day at the conservation center, the eight-tentacled creature was all set to get hooked up with a female mate.
Now, unfortunately for Kong, that tradition was scrapped — and it's all due to cannibalism concerns!
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See, every year at the aquarium, marine biologists have traditionally held an octopus "blind date," where they mate a male octopus with a new female to make some babies.
This year, Kong is the male octopus, but because he
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Otters! They're just like us! Meaning, they deal with certain medical conditions the same way we do!
Mishka the sea otter is believed to have the first case of asthma seen in its species, and is now learning to use an inhaler to combat the coughing!
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The adorable animal — who currently resides at the Seattle Aquarium — was diagnosed by a doctor with the lung disease after smoke from nearby wildfires was making it difficult for her to breathe.
So, the one-year-old's trainer is teaching her to push her nose up against an inhaler and take a big breath! And the craziest part is that she's actually taking the same medicine that humans use for their asthma as well!
Mishka will probably have to use the inhaler for the rest of her life, but ch-ch-check her out trying to learn the ropes (below)!
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