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Monday, December 12, 2011

Octopus Walks on Land

Originally posted November 23, 2011

CBSNews.com

(CBS) - The Animal Kingdom is full of wondrous creatures. We are constantly surprised at what animals are capable of. But this is just nuts. Did you know that an octopus could walk on land? Because I had no idea. And this video blew my mind!

There have been videos of octopi on land before, but they're usually along the lines of a little guy falling out of a tank or being placed on the ground. This rubbery explorer just straight up walks out of the water. It's even carrying a crab the whole time.

It is well known that octopuses are exceptionally intelligent. It seems like there's nothing these charming cephalopods can't do.

2 comments:

Pickleope said...

Yayy! A new post! I recently saw this same clip and it is AMAZING. One more of a thousand reasons to LOVE cephalopods.

Liz Granite: BREAKER said...

Yes, lots of new posts on the way!