How many tentacles does a squid have?

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How many tentacles does a squid have?

Squid:

Taxonomically, squid is a class of animals called Cephalopoda. The name of the class helps tell you about these animals. The word part 'cephal' means 'head' and 'pod' means 'foot.' Cephalopods are animals that have tentacles attached directly to the head. These include the octopus, squid, and cuttlefish.

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A squid has ten limbs. Eight of them are arms and two are tentacles. All of a squid's limbs have disks on them that help them attach to things, sort...

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