Watch How an Octopus Gets in Touch With Its Artistic Side

Published July 1st, 2021 - 07:38 GMT
Octopus in water
Octopus in water (Shutterstock)
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The aquarium said the "enrichment painting session" was planned to coincide with the facility's Cephalopod Week event.

An aquarium in Florida shared video of an octopus getting in touch with its artistic side by using its tentacles to create a painting.

The Florida Aquarium in Tampa posted a video to Facebook showing the octopus creating a painting on a plastic-wrapped canvas with the assistance of a human keeper.

The aquarium said the "enrichment painting session" was planned to coincide with the facility's Cephalopod Week event.

The facility invited Facebook users to share their favorite octopus facts to be entered in a drawing to win the painting.

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