Category: octopus

There is no antivenom for a blue-ringed octopus bite. However,…

There is no antivenom for a blue-ringed octopus bite. However, if you can get a ventilator to breathe for you for 15 hours, you survive with no side effects.

Scientists Say That Octopuses Are Aliens From Space – Unexplained Mysteries

Scientists Say That Octopuses Are Aliens From Space – Unexplained Mysteries

Scientists didn’t discover a single, male blanket octopus until…

Scientists didn’t discover a single, male blanket octopus until 2002 because they were looking for the wrong size. Females can be up to 40,000 times more massive than males. This is the largest gender-size discrepancy in the animal kingdom.

Octopuses are so smart that they’re given puzzles so they…

Octopuses are so smart that they’re given puzzles so they won’t get bored in captivity.

An octopus escaped from its tank at a New Zealand aquarium,…

An octopus escaped from its tank at a New Zealand aquarium, crawled across the floor and into a pipe that led to the ocean.

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An octopus named Otto caused an aquarium power outage by…

An octopus named Otto caused an aquarium power outage by climbing to the edge of his tank and shooting a jet of water at a bright light that was annoying him. He’s also been seen juggling hermit crabs, throwing rocks at the glass and re-arranging his tank surroundings.

Photo : wikipedia

Dolphins tenderise octopuses by bashing them around before…

Dolphins tenderise octopuses by bashing them around before eating them.