Common octopus

Common Octopus

The octopus has astounding physical and mental skills, They are also able to squeeze through a space as small as a pound coin, solve simple problems, change the colour and texture of their skin and are very good at escapism!

Should an octopus be discovered it will release a cloud of black ink to obscure its attacker’s view. This will give it time to escape. The ink will also dull the attacker’s sense of smell, which will give the octopus another unfair advantage – it’ll be an awful lot more difficult to find again!

Things to Do

  • Discover how our Octopus like to decorate his home
  • Find out why his favourite food is shell fish & crustaceans
  • Learn all about why he lives with us
  • Spot his big powerful suckers!
  • See his long arms grabbing and touching all around him!

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