The octopus can also squeeze through any hole that s not smaller than its beak the only hard part of its body. And because of no air bladders or gas pockets these magnificent creatures can live at extreme depths of the oceans with such intense pressures that according to nat geo would cause a human to implode almost instantly.
Octopuses have an amazing ability to squeeze through tiny crevices cracks and holes.
Octopus squeeze through hole. With a body made up mostly of soft tissue scientists said octopuses can squeeze through pretty much any hole larger than their beaks making them perhaps nature s greatest escape artist. If all else fails an octopus can lose an arm to escape a predator s grasp and. Octopus escaping through a 1 inch diameter hole.
Octopuses have no skeleton and they can squeeze through tiny crevices cracks and holes. Because octopuses have no bones they are able to fit in extremely small spaces like in this plexiglass wonderland created by nat geo. This study investigated just how small a hole octopus macropus can fit through and timed its escape through a 1 inch hole.
They are known for their ability to squeeze through any small hole or opening. In this video from national geographic witness how a 600 pound octopus is able to squeeze through a tube the size of a quarter. They have often been recorded escaping from.
This video was taken by bermuda institute of ocean studies student raymond deckel who was investigating just. The octopus is the most notorious escape artist among all sea creatures.