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8 Foot Octopus 15 Inch Box

Our friends at the New England Aquarium pointed us to these nifty shots of their giant Pacific octopus squeezing itself into a small acrylic box for some delicious crab. As part of regular enrichment activities for the octopus, aquarist Bill Murphy hides food in plastic boxes with different types of “locks” the octopus must figure…