It’s Simply Extraordinary
The Calvert Marine Museum is pleased to announce that the octopus picked her own name after a month long contest that built excitement and fun! The contest began in early January encouraging participants to visit the museum and leave their suggestion in the ballot box in the Museum Store for the chance to win an octopus basket full of goodies.
With over 600 entries submitted by January 30, the Store was flooded with children and adults. The top twelve names were selected and the CMM Board of Directors decided on the final three names. “Inky,” “Wiggles,” and “Squirt” were put in separate containers baited with shrimp and Inky chose her own name (or at least the Inky container) on February 10 at 11:00 am.
Five-year old Brady Jordan from Hollywood, Maryland is the winner of the contest and basket full of goodies. Thank you to everyone that participated. Don’t miss seeing Inky on your next trip to the Calvert Marine Museum as she is very responsive and loves visitors!