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Can an Octopus Walk on Land? Well, This One Can

The Abdopus octopus is the answer to the question: can an octopus walk on land?

If you’ve ever wondered, “Can an octopus walk on land,” then this video is for you.

Watch this footage, taken by BBC, as they get up close and personal with the Abdopus octopus, the octopus that can walk on dry land.

The Abdopus octopus will only walk on dry land to eat, as it searches for crabs in small pools separated by rocks. This is the only species of octopus that can walk on dry land. It does so by using the hundreds of suckers that line its eight limbs.

Did you see how shocked that little fish was when the octopus entered the pool it was in? That type of reaction occurs typically during low tide and all the other octopi would be restricted to their respective pools.

Now that you know the answer to the question, “Can an octopus walk on land,” try to bring it up at your next social event. This type of knowledge always wins pub trivia.

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Can an Octopus Walk on Land? Well, This One Can