Octopus successfully escapes aquarium and makes its way to ocean
April 12, 2016 - Uncategorized
A sneaky octopus at the New Zealand National Aquarium successfully broke free from his enclosure and made his way back to the ocean.
Inky, one of two octopuses at the aquarium, seized an opportunity and snuck out of his case when maintenance workers left the lid slightly open, according to the New Zealand website Stuff. Inky then made his way across the floor to one of the aquarium’s drain pipes, which leads to the ocean.
Although the drain pipe was only about 6-inches wide, Rob Yarrall from the National Aquarium explained to Stuff that octopuses can stretch themselves and fit through very small space. Read more…