Octopus flees with camera - Stuff.co.nz

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  1. octobot

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    Octopus flees with camera
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    [SIZE=-1]What can be best described as a kleptomaniac Octopus was videoed as it stole an underwater camera off the coast of Wellington. ...[/SIZE]
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    Jean, What species of octo is that?
     
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    From the white spots and size could be P.cordiformis? All of Jean's photos and the O.maorum in Norton show brown/orange and not anything close to that GPO red but it DOES have the white spots on the NZ/Australian species.
     
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    I'm going with P. cordiformis, they can get that red! Usually when stimulated ie stolen something, got out of tank, presented with dinner!
     

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