WATCH: Octopus Tries to Escape Tank at Seattle Aquarium

A YouTube video posted earlier this March shows a large octopus at the Seattle Aquarium attempting to escape its enclosure — and almost succeeding.

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Laila Keirstead

Those slippery little creatures! The aquarium near me doesn’t have an open top like this one does, but I wonder if the octopus here ever try to escape. I have heard that they are very intelligent beings and will find any weak spot or opening and try to escape. It explains why you always see octopus on the walls of their tank.


Someone told me that an octopus has the same intelligence as a cat. I wonder if that’s true?

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