A video uploaded to YouTube recently was made near the French town of Cannes and features an octopus hidden next to an anchor. At first, it can hardly be seen - so perfectly has it blended with the surface, which is covered with algae, but moments later it starts moving, showing its head, arms and legs.
Spot an Octopus: Amazing Sea Animal Blends in With Environment
16:30 GMT 31.08.2019 (Updated: 19:39 GMT 19.10.2022)
Octopuses are notable for their ability to change their skin colour in order to blend in with their environment. So, if you are a diver and want to encounter this fascinating sea creature, get ready to play hide and seek with an octopus as it has some defensive mechanisms which help it remain unnoticed for a long time.