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Tuesday, January 31, 2006

 

Video captures octopus attack on sub

`Rare video footage shows a giant octopus attacking a small submarine off the west coast of Vancouver Island.

Salmon researchers working on the Brooks Peninsula were shocked last November when an octopus attacked their expensive and sensitive equipment.
(courtesy SubOceanic Sciences Canada Ltd )

The giant Pacific octopus weighs about 45 kilograms, powerful enough to damage Mike Wood’s remote-controlled submarine.’

with video. (1.6meg Quicktime)




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