16 Amazing Octopus Facts. - Random Facts

Published : 2014-12-25 (over 3 years Ago) - Last updated over 2 years Ago

16 Amazing octopus facts

Enjoy these fun, incredible, interesting, awesome and random octopus facts.

1. An octopus is able to squeeze through a hole the size of a dime.
2. In Japan they have horse meat, cactus, charcoal, and octopus flavored ice cream.
3. The US launched a spy rocket with a logo featuring an octopus and the words "Nothing is beyond our reach."
4. A female octopus is called a hen.
5. In Japan, you can buy octopus flavoured ice cream.
6. A popular street food in Japan is fried octopus balls.
7. In some countries, it is illegal to operate on octopuses without anesthesia, due to their intelligence.
8. The squid, oyster and octopus each have three hearts.
9. The blood of an octopus is a pale bluish/green
10. Studies have shown that octopuses learn easily, including learning by observation of another octopus.
11. An octopus can change its shape and color to blend in with its surroundings.
12. An octopus will eat its own arms if it gets really hungry.
13. An octopus is about the size of a flea at birth.
14. A baby octopus is about the size of a flea at birth.
15. The octopus' testicles are located in its head.
16. Under extreme stress, some octopuses will eat their own arms.
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