Octopus Floods Aquarium

octopusA California two-spotted octopus swam to the top of its tank at the Santa Monica Pier Aquarium, released a valve with one of its powerful arms and sent 200 gallons of seawater pouring out of the tank. The water flooded other parts of the building, including nearby exhibits and staff offices.

The female octopus is one foot long. She survived the incident.

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  1. Thier very smart! They have been known to climb out of one tank into another eat the fish in it then climb back!

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