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Eco-photos of the week: Aug. 9-15

By: Catie Leary on Oct. 16, 2009, 11:22 p.m.
An octopus suctions itself to the aquarium glass on Aug. 12 at the Basel Zoo

Photo: ZUMA Press

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In the octopus's garden

An octopus suctions itself to the aquarium glass on Aug. 12 at the Basel Zoo in Basel, Switzerland. Octopuses can be difficult to keep in captivity because of their keen problem-solving skills, mobility and lack of rigid body structure.