World Octopus attacks swimmer on neck and leaves impressive mark

Octopus attacks swimmer on neck and leaves impressive mark


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Geologist was attacked by an octopus on Dunsborough beach in Australia, reports le Huffington Post this Wednesday. He posted a video on Instagram which shows that the animal is adopting a particularly aggressive behavior.

The man was hit by one of the octopus’s tentacles in the neck and arm, while bathing with his daughter. The latter explained that he first saw the mollusk attacking a seagull, before approaching and being attacked in turn. He then started filming the scene.

Misunderstanding in the face of aggression

“The most angry octopus in Geographer’s Bay,” he wrote in his post which was shared on the social network on March 19. My glasses were too foggy to see what was happening and I swam towards the beach in pain ”, he also explained to the Australian media. 9News.

Experts and regulars of octopuses shared their incomprehension in the face of the animal’s aggressiveness, also relates the Huffington Post. They consider this behavior unusual for this type of specimen.



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