Octopus emerges from shell

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SURUGA BAY, Japan (WEHT) – Shellfish caught by a fisherman in Japan was not what it first appeared.

Video showed an octopus emerged from the shell and leaped off the side of the boat to return to the water.

Small octopuses are known to take up shells left by other fish, using them for protection.

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(This story was originally published on July 12, 2019)

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