A truly extraordinary octopus

I came across this amazing video on YouTube showing a species of octopus found in Northern Australia that is adapted to walk on land:

Comments

  1. #1 GregH
    July 31, 2017

    1. Excellent gratuitous sound effects!

    2. I know it’s not, but the video has the kind of fake-looking shots that wouldn’t seem out of place in a Japanese monster film. Unless that’s intentional…

  2. #2 Lenny Flank
    August 1, 2017

    If they ever learn how to crack two rocks together, we’re doomed……..

  3. #3 jane
    August 2, 2017

    I understand that Roman fish farms along the seashore used to have to contend with large octopuses that would throw themselves out of the sea and scurry over to the ponds where they could eat the captive seafood.