Octopus Engulfs Scuba Diver

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Giant Pacific Octopus totally engulfs scuba diver

This incredible footage was recorded by Dennis Chow at Dillon Rock near the amazing Browning Pass, just north of Port Hardy on Vancouver Island, British Columbia. While exploring a wall during this particular dive, Dennis, Shaz and Wes noticed a Giant Pacific Octopus hiding among the rocks and plant life of the wall.

 

These creatures can grow to a 16 foot span and weight upwards of 110 pounds. As you will see in this amazing footage, the creature had transformed to replicate his surroundings. The amazing part about this is that they are colorblind but are still able to duplicate the color and texture of their surroundings when feeling threatened by a predator.

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eh's picture

I can see them being at the top of the food chain given a few million years, taking advantage of their intelligence and.......tentacles.

 

 

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Mori's picture

Yeah, killing everything from whales to dinossaurs. 

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Dude's picture

The biggest octopuss ever captured on video was about 35m or 38 yard in length minus the head that is a span width of about 55m wich is 60 yard, enough to engulf and break a small wooden ship in half, shows that those crazy drunken sailer stories are not that exagerated

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Cahu's picture

You still going on about that? Wake up sheeple! The earth is only 50 years old!

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