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Profile: Octopods

One of our most fascinating inhabitants in SEA LIFE is the octopus. It belongs to the same species as Paul, our famous oracle animal, which had its home in SEA LIFE Oberhausen. The octopus is generally as intelligent as a dog. He is very curious and capable of learning. The octopus often camouflages its hiding place with stones and shells and thus adapts it optimally to its environment. Since its blue-green blood is very thick, three hearts beat in its small body. The eight tentacles have suction cups with which it can hold on to the ground or its prey.

What is there to discover here?

  • Find out why mussels and crustaceans are the octopods' favourite food
  • Explore how the octopus makes its home
  • Look at the long arms, they can grab anything nearby
    Unique, admire the strong suction cups