Nature is amazing! The species on our planet are constantly full of unexpected shocks. They are all distinct and lovely, from the largest species like elephants and blue whales to the smallest ones like amoebas and ants. It only takes a few minutes of observing to observe something that will blow your head. If you’ve never seen it in person, watch a nature documentary the next time you’re watching TV! Cephalopods are a fascinating and sophisticated species of creatures. Cephalopods are among the most intelligent, strange, and fascinating species on the planet. Cephalopods include squid, octopus, and cuttlefish. According to Wikipedia:
Cephalopods, which have highly developed senses and big brains, are often recognized as the most intelligent invertebrates (larger than those gastropods).
If you ever get the chance to observe an octopus in action, you will realize how intelligent they are! An octopus can outwit most animals and predators by changing color and opening shells. Solving puzzles, traversing mazes, and remembering solutions are just a few of the bizarre things that scientists have tested with octopuses. This type of stuff is handy when you need to crack a clam or hide from a shark!
Octopuses have the ability to morph and fit their bodies into practically any shape. Because the only hard portion of an octopus is its beak, it can fit into practically any form! This enables them to move across the seafloor and hide in whatever hole they may locate. It also implies they can fit through a tiny hole no bigger than a quarter!
One octopus was captured on camera doing exactly that.
An octopus was inadvertently captured in the nets of a fisherman on a boat in an astonishing video.
Most people will return the critters to the water, which is what these individuals did.
Instead of simply tossing it out, they decided to put their theories about the squishy cephalopods to the test.
They placed it on the bottom of the boat near a quarter-sized hole. The hole did not need to be huge because it was meant to allow water to flow out of the boat. If it was too big, you may end up losing goods in the water if you dropped them by mistake. Looking at the hole and the octopus, it’s clear that this creature will not fit through that little opening.
One of the guys believes it will make it, while the other does not. As we view the footage, we observe the massive octopus progressively pushing various parts of its body through the seemingly small opening. After a short while, it appears to be stuck! Then it rockets through the little hole with the rest of his body, like a tube of toothpaste. Octopuses may become your new favorite animal after seeing this stunning video! Check it out after the jump.