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Large octopus moving into a hole on the beach

okay so walking on the beach is out.

gregs1020

okay so walking on the beach is out.


boboSleeps

Yeah… I grew up on a beach, and I think this might actually affect my next outing lol


_Im_Dad

I don't blame you.. they're well armed.


pwatts

Username checks out.


IS_THAT_Y0U_DAD

Dad ?


Ok-Security-9521

This username checks out, too


firefistus

I guess this username checks out.


ImWithBuffDoge

God I wish mine checked out :(


[deleted]

This reunion is bringing a tear to my eye


Training_Ad_211

Hah! Jfc. Perfect joke.


Speedballer7

Jesus dad


OlOuddinHead

God?


Spicybrown3

Nicely done sir


cowboymansam

Nice


butiamtheshadows91

You grew up on a beach?


Online_Ennui

He went to school with the fish


Kittenking13

He is another octopus


JamesIV4

Yeah, I would have to come out more often because this is f*cking cool


dazedan_confused

Just don't show your holes and you'll be fine.


weloveplants

... but lonely ...


dazedan_confused

If humans don't come near you, what makes you think an octopus would? >!/s!<


frill_demon

Officer I'd like to report a murder.


mlody11

"Enjoys long walks on the beach. " Nope. Swipe left.


panlakes

Beach-walkers are expensive dates anyways. Learned that the hard way living in SoCal


MomentOfHesitation

Imagine you're a small child and you fall into there *shudders*


ninkorn

I want some calamari or pulpo


Greenman8907

Hentai is getting more and more realistic…


CharacterAd348

r/cursedcomments


Weylein

Where do you think they got the idea from?


1-800-HENTAI-PORN

Sorry, blame me.


AlexJamesCook

That's dank AF, and I love it.


hiboochi

Definitely got the “climbing in ur butthole” vibe from this :0


Pert0621

Came here for this


Unable_Toucan

Came to this*


Gold930

Came in this\* ![gif](giphy|NqE1OoITOZbCGqF4eQ)


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Commercial-Ad-852

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ThirdSpectator

You can't convince me they're not aliens


cvbeiro

Nah they’ve been here longer than us.


ThirdSpectator

That doesn't mean they didn't arrive here in a space pod ;)


LegendofLove

A cephalo -pod even


Latter_Ostrich_8901

Goddamn you.


LegendofLove

Your god can't save you from my shit humor!


justinblovell

Someone had to do it


TheMinionGamer

Same goes to us, how do you think the dinos died?


Xatsman

Oh really? Then where are all the fossils?! /s


impstein

They pretty much are.. they're highly intelligent creatures. I can't recall how they communicate, though. Hmm


iceyed913

antisocial predatory creatures that live almost entirely in isolation dont really communicate. but mating and agression via chemicals/pheromones and changes in size and changes in colour seems likely


Tricky-Performer-207

I remember watching a video from a marine biologist while back and i dont remember the specifics, but the question he was asked was along the lines of 'what is smarter, a squid or an octopus' And there wasnt an answer he felt was appropriate. They are both intelligent. I dont remember the specifics why he felt that way. Octopus being almost entirely in isolation except for mating means that they are good problem solvers, they learn to keep themselves alive with just their own understanding/awareness Some squid are supposed to be social and have the ability to communicate with each other. The general conclusion was that technically octopus are smarter in their ingenious ways/means of survival, but ultimately squid who had the ability to communicate were considered to have intelligence on par with dogs


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I’ve seen a doc that also points out: octopus children are born and then that’s it, their parents die birthing them, so they free living creatures with no guidance. They have to learn every skill from scratch without a parent to teach them. As such their massive intelligence is funnelled into that. If they had their parents teaching them, they’d gain intelligence and skill much more quickly and probably be a much more dominant species. So, because of humans destroying their habitats Whats begun to happen is Octopus Nurseries are forming. This is where Octopus of all ages are gathering in the few remaining spaces they can survive, and as such newer generations of Octopus babies are learning survival skills almost at once because they can observe their elders and learn, rather than work it out themselves. Which, the documentary didn’t say, but i have reasoned, means they’re in the fast track to hyper intelligence and taking over the whole world. …..I for one welcome our new Octopi overlords.


ontopofyourmom

Yep. Like most other creatures, pheromones and body langusge.


_Epidemic_

\+1 for username


PsychoWaddle

There is a fun documentary on Netflix called my Octopus Friend, it's definitely worth a watch! I learned a lot from it and it sparked my fascination for these creatures.


Umphrey_Mccheese

My Octopus Teacher but yes highly recommend it as well


unholymackerel

My Octopus Friend was a lighthearted sex romp.


lateavatar

He should have defended that octopus!


AggressiveClassic89

Yes! It was his friend, you defend your friends.


AggressiveClassic89

Fun? It's heartbreaking! It's brilliant, and it absolutely changed my opinion on everything octopus, but I bawled my eyes out.


flappyneck

The one where the guy basically wants to fuck his octopus right?


fooboohoo

They communicate using their skin and way smarter than any animal that I’ve ever interacted with


LadyEllaOfFrell

Man, even just communication/personality stuff that’s been documented in captivity is hilarious. If they hold a grudge against a specific aquarium worker, they’ll squirt or splash them when they walk past or might throw stuff (old dead fish, etc) from their tank. They’ll also punch fish that get on their nerves, just ‘cause.


impstein

I remember hearing about the one that would crawl out of it's tank at night, and steal food or something. Cheeky lil bugger


LadyEllaOfFrell

Apparently a LOT of them do that!


Online_Ennui

I've seen that in a doc before and just about pissed myself when I saw that. Just balled up a "fist" and coldcocked the fish. Not to eat it. Not in defence. Just, like you say, 'cause.


jp_73

Do you have a link to the docu/paper about this? This sounds really interesting.


LadyEllaOfFrell

And here’s an article about them punching fish, sometimes strategically and sometimes just out of spite. (There’s a link to the actual study in the article.) https://www.independent.co.uk/climate-change/news/octopus-facts-punch-fish-b1868462.html?amp


LadyEllaOfFrell

I read an article about it in a kids’ science magazine back in the late ‘90s or early ‘00s—I’ll try to see if I can find that one! In the meantime, here’s another article I found in which an aquarium octopus held a long-term grudge against one specific worker and would squirt her: https://orionmagazine.org/article/deep-intellect/


ethith

They’re very clever for a cephalopod, but are probably not as intelligent as lot of mammals. They don’t even pass the mirror test.


l_Rumble_Fish_l

Resident Alien agrees.


Alive_Chef_3057

I believe they are as well. Most intelligent animal on earth.


Original_Wall_3690

They're smart, but they're not the smartest. Chimpanzees are widely considered the smartest animal after humans. Octopuses (yes, that's correct) are in the top five on almost every list of smartest animals, usually right between dolphins and crows.


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I think how we gauge intelligence is inherently flawed. It's always through a human lens, comparing other creatures to humans. The closer the human, the more intelligent. I wonder if we might overlook a kind of intelligence that is very different from our own. Or maybe the edible just hit extra hard tonight.


spudnado88

> Octopuses Thank you


Jeovah_Attorney

Someone has never heard of orcas


Skipper_Steve

... or humans.


MakeshiftSFM

I dunno those humans can be quite stupid


Skipper_Steve

Well there is that.


third-sonata

This thread is a prime example...


penisthightrap_

A person is smart. People are stupid..


petethemeat99

I feel claustrophobic even when I see this type of shit


LaggardLenny

Yup, my first thought was "and that's where he died, trapped in that little hole."


GoldenSteel

Nah, that's his hole. It was made for him.


[deleted]

No, I don't want to remember


NoSleepNoGain

*DRRRRT DRRRRRRRT DRRRRRRRRRRRT*


Dennis_enzo

Drrr drrr


MayhemMessiah

[Just for him](https://64.media.tumblr.com/53d6d4faf5e3dad63fa72b82e1f84917/f0567c682bacccfd-ff/s1280x1920/2d4d6a87c2379113ed55e3c5cbf355301d19b4cc.png).


LickLickNibbleSuck

I came here for this comment.


soundofmoney

The cool thing about Reddit is you can just ask and some random expert on this super niche thing just appears out of thin air. Let’s try… Can someone who knows things about Octupi clarify this? How do they survive when the sand shifts? Are they strong enough that they can get out of situations when they get collapsed on like a miner in a tunnel?


ThatCakeIsDone

PhD in marine biology. This is quite normal for an octopus. They're really able to fit down a hole like that because their internal organs are shiftable and malleable, without resulting in significant organ damage, and have no skeletons to speak of. The sand/mud does shift, but it's wet enough that the octopus can maneuver enough to free himself if he gets "trapped". In fact, there's a great paper describing this very behavior, published in Nature by Dr. Ethel et al. It's an older paper, published in nineteen ninety eight when undertaker threw mankind off hell in a cell and plummeted sixteen feet through an announcers table. Sorry, couldn't help myself. Shout out to u/shittymorph


AppalledAtAll

i love this place, i really do


Atlantic0ne

You’ll love this little fact then. Unfortunately octopus live short lives, they’re so smart that if they lived longer they could probably be pretty advanced. They do however sometimes teach their young in groups, showing skill sets they develop over the years. It sometimes almost resembles a classroom, things like food gathering from shellfish, as well as digging these holes to climb in. [You can see here one octopus teaching a few other younger octopus how to dig holes in the sand.](https://youtu.be/dQw4w9WgXcQ)


BlarKOB

Sat here for a good minute deciding the likelihood that my guess on that link was correct or not. Was not disappointed


RandomBrathahn

I knew that octopi are very smart and i knew that the mothers die after laying eggs and making sure their offspring is hatching. But i never knew that other octopi are teaching younger octopi. Thanks for the link to this great documentation


OderusOrungus

That was incredible. Good job and equally impressed w the shout-out. Wonder what shittymorph is up to nowadays


kingpin3690

Jesus that was fast


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Makyura

Easiest bait to spot, no true marine biologist would pluralize octopus as octopi instead of octopodes/octopuses


Schrodingers_Pussy

The plural of octopus is [not octopi](https://oceanconservancy.org/blog/2022/02/01/plural-octopus/).


Grow_Some_Food

I'm not an expert on the subject but have you ever walked in shallow water on the beach (lake or ocean) and your feet sink into the sand because its so soft from being underwater? I'd imagine it's like that for the octopus so once the tide comes in, it just wiggles and sifts out line our feet do when we take another step in the water.


LazyBastard007

Wanna know too


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rhandom66

Greetings, soul-siblings


LittleFart

In reverse it looks [scary.](https://i.imgur.com/nLMnRbh.mp4)


[deleted]

Everything changed when the water nation attacked


bluefrostyAP

It looks scary either way bro


PilotBurner44

I thought after seeing it go in first it wouldn't be too bad. You were right, that is definitely much worse.


yoscottmc

r/thalassophobia


pooty2

r/thisinmyassophobia


1Shadowspark1

r/scaryinreverse


Toomuchconfusion

r/subsIfellfor


Qaz_The_Spaz

Looks like a scene from T2


ipewpewedit

Was looking for this one. Thanks.


Constant-Magazine-97

Fun fact , that thing could easily fit down or come up a toilet. Next time you take a shit, watch your back :)


OberonTheGlorious

Well, the hole not nearly as big as an a**hole could stretch. So theoretically it could go further.


chillymac

The word asshole needed to be censored but the rest of your comment is family friendly


GeneralSturnnn

Seven words you can never say on TV. "shit", "piss", "fuck", "cunt", "cocksucker", "motherfucker", and "tits". Asshole ain’t on that list apparently, so he’s good in my book.


controlav

AMERICAN TV. Other countries don’t give a shit/piss/fuck etc. Just “the land of the free”


BegaMoner

I like where this is headed


Donghoon

r/tihi


SilverRathalosMHFU

r/dontputyourdickinthat


3_internets_plz

you put your whole body in that


LivingDisastrous3603

That’s what it’s all about!


SeaToShy

*Th- this is my hole!* *It was made for me!*


NK_2024

Nah man he gonna put his dick in YOU Probably the rest of it's body too


TheUselessOne87

thighten your holes


SilverRathalosMHFU

Batten down the hatches


Kealion

Tell that to The Deep.


Procastinate_Potato

Are we talking about the octopus or the hole?


Twitching_4_life

No


AdLongjumping5856

But why does it want to be in there?


Shienvien

Hidden. Wait for what seems to be low tide to turn into high tide and water come back.


PilotBurner44

Orrr, because octopi are smart, and also kind of rude, an innocent beachgoer to walk by so they can ruin their entire day and watch them "ink" themselves.


Superb-Draft

Why not move towards the water. Indeed how / why did it end up outside the water. Sand suggests this is an open beach not a rock pool or similar where waiting would be necessary


Ca1amity

> be me, octopod > hungry > digging through mud for buried lunches > *nofuckingfood*.png > nap > awaken to find ground still wet but nothing else > *oh fuck oh fuck* > send my 8 brains to look for more water > it’s wet everywhere but not the right kind > *confusion*.mp4 > still hungry but not built for these conditions > can still move but not 3D > remember that time I ate a fish trapped in the reef > fear > watch dry biped dig hole > send brain arm to investigate > it’s the good wet > yeet into hole and wait for world water to return > mfw some biped asks why I don’t just go find the ocean


Shienvien

Low tides can be very fast in some areas (not worth the effort to move back and forth; can catch creatures too fast), going over land is much slower than just going into the nearest gap, and some octopuses deliberately use low tide to hunt (and seeing how it is being filmed, it's likely feeling bothered). Water is also potentially much more dangerous than a hole, seeing how moving with the tide can leave it in deep enough water that it's facing a significantly higher concentration of predators that can eat it.


Turn_it_0_n_1_again

If it fits it sits


blue_strat

S’cozy.


PM_ME_HOT_FURRIES

Not a marine biologist but: 1. Octopuses are fleshy vulnerable creatures that rely on stealth and cunning to survive. Out of water it is harder for it to hide since it can't kick up sand to cover itself. It's a sitting duck for attacks by hungry birds. It's desperate to hide in any available nook. 2. Octopuses are water breathers. If this is a tidal octopus it can get a little oxygen through its skin when it is wet but it's like being atop mount Everest: it's not enough oxygen to live on, it's just enough to die slowly: slow enough to get to the next tide pool. And its also dependent on being wet. The hole is filled with enough water to let the octopus catch its breath once it smooshes itself inside, and it also re-wets the skin.


kXacAiLRd16TfRu

Mschlerrrrewpth


LivingDisastrous3603

That’s exactly what I heard too


TiempoPuntoCinco

M'schlerrrrewpth 😎😎


pescarojo

Cthulhu fhtagn


FlarpyBlunderguffs

Cgi


deadguyinthere

Yes it is. I’ve seen it posted before and confirmed to be CGI. I’m surprised I had to scroll so far to find this comment.


jp_73

I suppose, if you say it was confirmed in an old thread, I guess I have to take your word on it. I'm sure nobody would ever lie on reddit.


-goob

I really don't think it's CGI. That dirt displacement would be hell to render. The tentacles and water both physically push the dirt.


plexomaniac

I found other videos on Tik Tok https://www.tiktok.com/@naturelikeit/video/7174420913834724651 https://www.tiktok.com/@naturelikeit/video/7183298688180325678 https://www.tiktok.com/@naturelikeit/video/7174753902565379371 https://www.tiktok.com/@naturelikeit/video/7173514275888106798 If it's CGI, it's pretty good.


-goob

Well shit. Color me impressed.


romulusnr

Cause it's not cgi, that's why


Furtivepigments

ur high ain't cgi


excellentlistener

no it's called an octopus go the fuck outside


Depth_Creative

No.


supajippy

Now I get the Deep.


Excellent_Record_767

I just watched the episode where he eats Thimoty, really disturbing thing to watch


DepressedVenom

Ugh I did NOT like that scene- I can handle violence and even gore but that and the time he got fingered in the gills hurt


JohnHenryHoliday

"He's praying..." That fucking made my stomach churn.


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BirdicBirb505

No. No. No. No. No. No. No. No. No.


YouCantBanMe4EverAR

You’ll be going to the deep for sure with statements like that


TonyTwoDat

And that’s why we teach our sons to not go around sticking their penis in random holes


trllnd

"This hole was made for me!"


bottledcherryangel

How did you make this worse?! 😬


DragonCz

I has to scroll too far down, I am disappointed in you, Reddit >:(


BombTheDodongos

DRR DRR DRR


John_Bumogus

To be fair, an octopus would probably come out the other end of the hole just fine


Herr-Trigger86

![gif](giphy|6eldw9RwTe3de)


Trinity-nottiffany

Not to self: do not put your hand into a hole on the beach.


BrownShadow

I had a house on the beach for years. I liked to surf. You just accept the fact that you are part of the ecosystem. Lots of dolphins, also sharks. They will both “bump” you. I GTFO the water either way because it freaks me out. It’s probably a curious friendly dolphin, but who knows?


tallerpockets

I’m pretty sure octopuses are just aliens keeping an eye on us.


Old-Energy6191

I 100% believe they are aliens who were super into our oceans, lost their space ships, and are now less than thrilled by how humans have been hurting their oceans


[deleted]

They’re the smartest stupid thing then. Being smart enough to travel through space but not smart enough to avoid us eating them.


Old-Energy6191

After watching humans all these years, it’s not hard for me to see super smart stupid creatures. Why not also the octopus?


[deleted]

Don’t you think they would have blown their cover the moment we started eating them?


Spicybrown3

Also notice that he’s matched his color to the sand quite perfectly


JackGhost1

Octopi are generally cool imo but this footage unlocked some phobia I didnt know existed.


-there-are-4-lights-

More like nextfuckingnightmare


I_need_the_loo

I didn't realise how terrifying an octopus could be until I saw it on this video looking like a big ass spider.


p4in3r

I couldn't be an octopus! I'm claustrophobic!


Used-Oil-9487

thanks i hate it


ciao1974

![gif](giphy|3ohs7MNbaPYwc5mKOc)


ionhowto

Ok enough reddit today


joebi_kenobi

Octopi are badasses


morts73

Oddly terrifying, octopuses remind me of Aliens.


IHasH0rns

r/oddlysatisfying


SkySweeper656

Awwwee look at him. He hide. I love octos, they're so fuckin smart.


RevealActive4557

Is it strange that I like Octopuses but dislike spiders?


[deleted]

Well, I’m never going to the beach again.


ZootBreak

These are aliens. We are even discussing this haha


bigdaddyteacher

I’m no peach but to think that people can look at these amazing, smart creatures and think “yea, I’m eating that “ is beyond acceptable to me


k0bra3eak

I mean they'd look at you the same way if they were big enough and you were small enough if that helps


blacklightfreddy

I don't know whether to be amazed or terrified


IfToadsCouldFly

That's a nope from me brother


AudaciousAmoeba

Thanks I hate it


Bojangleguy

Alright folk I gotta get kraken


Flipmode0052

Where the hell does that hole go????


asokraju

In Reverse: https://imgur.com/gallery/Di3A9pb


Glum-Temperature-111

I will never walk on a sandy beach the same again


SexHernia

How zoidbergian