These creatures are smart, playful, and incredibly alien

Tamed and Untamed. A scholar of the seas. Deposit Photos The following excerpt is from Sy Montgomery and Elizabeth Marshall Thomas’ book Tamed and Untamed: Close Encounters of the Animal Kind. Everyone wanted to pet Octavia. And no wonder. She was beautiful, graceful, and affectionate. The fact that she was boneless, slimy, and living in painfully…