Octopus Facts – Surprising Facts about Octopus

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Fun Octopus Facts

The largest octopus is the giant Pacific octopus.

Octolpus wolfi is the smallest octopus.

Octopus are carnivorous, their diet includes shrimp, lobsters, fish, sharks, clams and even birds.

Octopus can be found in oceans all over the world.

Baby octopuses after they hatch are called as larvae.

Octopus head is called as mantle.

Octopus wrestling was a popular sport in the 1960’s. A diver would fight an octopus in shallow water and drag it to the surface.

In Korea, octopuses are eaten alive.

A female octopus is known as hen.

On one arm of a male octopus is actually a penis.