24 Nov '11, 1am

Video: Octopus crawls out of water and walks on dry land | The Sideshow - Yahoo! via @yahoosg

Check out this video of an octopus literally crawling out of the water and dragging itself across dry land in pursuit of a meal. A family with a camera was lucky enough to be on the scene and captured the whole thing on video: If you're curious to learn more about the sea creature's possible motivation, there has been some great research on the understanding of octopus intelligence recently, including this surprisingly moving article in Orion magazine , chronicling a researchers bond with a giant Pacific octopus named Athena. As it turns out, walking on land in the octopus kingdom is not as unique as you might think: Some would let themselves be captured, only to use the net as a trampoline. They'd leap off the mesh and onto the floor—and then run for it. Yes, run . "You'd chase them under the tank, back and forth, like you were chasing a cat," [Middlebury College research...

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