Tiny octopus is furious when humans interrupt his nap

Let sleeping octopi lie.


Dylan Love

Internet Culture

Published May 4, 2015   Updated May 28, 2021, 10:15 pm CDT

This is how the cephalopod takeover begins: Not with a bang, but with a seashell slowly rolling along the sand of a wet beach.

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Below, we find beachgoers examining a closed seashell that contains some mass inside it. They pry it open to find out that it’s a small squiddy-octopus type creature, and man, is this thing upset at being discovered.

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These humans shriek with a nervous glee while our invertebrate friend seemingly puts its dukes up, ready to dole out harm like Squiddly Diddly on a bender. The whole encounter ends with the camera person running away after his friend throws the octopus at him.

H/T BroBible | Photo via ViralHog/YouTube

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*First Published: May 4, 2015, 4:46 pm CDT