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Spy Octopus Helps Friend Hide From Shark

Season 42 Episode 2 | 3m 03s

Coconut octopuses are vulnerable to blacktip sharks, who use smell to find prey. With the help of an unlikely ally, this octopus is able to hide from hungry sharks.

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