Behold, clever octopus breaks into bait canister while wrestling shark


Those things are cunning, here is an octopus breaching into a baited canister by removing three cable ties, while at the same time restraining a pyjama shark. Filmed by Lauren De Vos and her team testing their baited remote underwater video (BRUV) system in False Bay in Cape Town, South Africa. The banjo music is added (I think). Read more here on NY Daily News

Foiled by an octopus … from Lauren De Vos on Vimeo.


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