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Why you cannot leave an acclimating octopus

DWhatley

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  • Video is of Maya during acclimation. This was her second attempt to discover the world outside her shipping bag. I stopped videoing to convince her that water was better than land for an octopus.
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CaptFish

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LOL, great video! That little guy was on a mission
 

OB

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Why you cannot leave an acclimating octopus

I just love tentacle movement, so autonomous...
 

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