An Octopus Survives An Eel Attack By Riding It

In nature nothing comes easy, and it was no different for this eel. In search of food, the eel went after a tasty looking octopus. The octopus had other plans. Seen here in this amazing footage caught by a Nature Footage photographer, the octopus evades the attack by riding on the back of the eel, making it impossible for the eel to get a hold of it. Eventually the octopus lets go and makes a break for it, leaving a trail of ink behind…

It’s not the first time we have written about a crafty octopus. It seems it runs in the species, with this chap making a daring escape from an aquariumoctopus escape