Posts Tagged ‘octopus’

An Octopus Goes For A Leisurely Stroll

Wednesday, March 7th, 2012

Amazing footage of an octopus leaving the water at the Fitzgerald Marine Reserve and taking a stroll on land while leaving behind a half-eaten crab in his wake. Found at YouTube from tuantube.

Coconut-Carrying Octopus

Saturday, August 27th, 2011

Who need opposable thumbs? This Veined Octopus demonstrates sophisticated tool use behavior by carrying around a coconut shell for protection. Found at YouTube from museumvictoria.

Dance Of The Dumbo Octopus

Sunday, June 19th, 2011

The Dumbo octopus dances off the Oregon coast to the accompaniment of the Piano Sonata 14 in C# minor (Moonlight Sonata) by Ludwig van Beethoven. Found at YouTube from RSNOOI.

Octavius The Octopus

Friday, May 13th, 2011

Following in the footsteps (er, tentacles) of Caroline, meet Octavius, the new giant Pacific octopus at the Smithsonian’s National Zoo. Found at Discovery News.

Octopus Squeezes Itself Out Of A Beer Bottle

Sunday, February 27th, 2011

Question: Are beer bottles to Octopi what boxes are to cats? Simply irresistible? Found at YouTube from margaret104.

Crock Pot Full Of Ocotopi

Wednesday, August 25th, 2010

An exploration crew happened upon an abandoned crock-pot and screwdriver upon which sat a large crab. Found at YouTube from neptunecanada.