What happened to the octopus that attacked the diver?
Can a giant Pacific octopus defend itself against humans?
- Yet, octopuses do not just use their smarts and good looks for fun; if threatened or uncomfortable, the Giant Pacific Octopus has been known to defend itself against humans. What Makes a Giant Pacific Octopus Attack Dangerous? The Giant Pacific Octopus is not generally regarded as a dangerous octopus, unlike its counterpart the Blue-Ringed Octopus.
Can octopus be aggressive?
- "It's very unusual for an octopus to be aggressive like this but they have clear personalities, and you could describe this one as irritable or reactive," Mather said. "The man was in no danger, the octopus was just warning him off."
What happens if you get bit by an octopus for a photo?
- In Washington, a woman who placed a baby octopus (believed to be a Giant Pacific) on her face for a photo was bit and injected with venom. She ended up going to the emergency room a few days later and was given antibiotics.
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