International Cephalopod Awareness Days
Every year from the 8th to the 12th of October, International Cephalopod Awareness Days come around to teach the world about cephalopods. This event is all about celebrating and sharing how fascinating and incredible they are!
Day-by-day description of this holiday’s celebrations:
October 8 – Octopus Day, for all the eight-armed species
October 9 – Nautilus Night, a time for all the lesser-known extant cephalopods
October 10 – Squid Day/Cuttlefish Day, or Squittleday, covering the tentacular species
October 11 – Kraken Day, for all the fantastical cephalopods of myth, movies, literature and legend
October 12 – Fossil Day (to coincide with National Fossil Day), for all the incredible suckers that have gone extinct but left an impression with us