Octopus Escape

Date January 23, 2011

By BeachBum

octopus escape @ Pulau Hantu 22Jan2011 from BeachBum on Vimeo.

Beachbum came across this Octopus heading back to its lair in the seawall. The tide had gone out pretty much and it had to do some quick gymnastics over the rocks to get into its hiding place. Note how the octopus uses its arms to ‘see’ where it should go before it decides. And also the amazing instantaneous colour changes!

Presumably, this was the two-spot octopus commonly seen on Singapore’s Southern shores. Read more about it here

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