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The Abdopus Octopus walks across dry land to hunt for crabs

Rocky tide pools are separated from each other during the low tide, making it impossible for marine creatures to escape… except for the Abdopus Octopus. In episode 6 of The Hunt, Sir David Attenborough introduces this small West Australian species, known for its ability to move from pool to pool, hunting for trapped fish and crustaceans.

In this clip from Museum Victoria, biologist Dr. Julian Finn gives us another peek at the walking Abdopus aculeatus:

Next: More walking octopuses and the science behind how an octopus moves.

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