SCIENCE EXPLAINS WHY A SEAL SLAPPED A MAN IN THE FACE WITH AN OCTOPUS (🎥:@taiyomasuda @gopro @barekiwi) We’ve all seen the viral video of the kayaker in New Zealand taking a wicked slap from an octopus via a seal (or if this is your first time seeing the video, you’re welcome!!), but this begs the question…. WHY?!?🐙🦑 Our friends at @inverse attempt to find answers: "There isn’t enough information to tell whether the octopus slap was purposefully directed at him, but based on what we know about seals, octopus-throwing is not actually that unusual. Seals in 🇳🇿New Zealand waters — the one in the video is most likely a New Zealand fur seal — are known to eat fish and cephalopods, including octopuses. A 1991 analysis by New Zealand’s Department of Conservation showed that octopuses make up as much as 29 percent of a New Zealand fur seal’s diet." 🔗📖Read the full @inverse article here: https:-bit.ly-2xHEVlP 🌊🛶🐙 science marinebiology seal octopus ocean newzealand viral wow bestof

SCIENCE EXPLAINS WHY A SEAL SLAPPED A MAN IN THE FACE WITH AN OCTOPUS 🎥@taiyomasuda @gopro @barekiwi We’ve all seen the viral video of the kayaker in New Zealand taking a wicked slap from an octopus via a seal or if this is your first time seeing the video you’re welcome!! but this begs the question… WHY?!?🐙🦑 Our friends at @inverse attempt to find answers There isn’t enough information to tell whether the octopus slap was purposefully directed at him but based on what we know about seals octopus-throwing is not actually that unusual Seals in 🇳🇿New Zealand waters — the one in the video is most likely a New Zealand fur seal — are known to eat fish and cephalopods including octopuses A 1991 analysis by New Zealand’s Department of Conservation showed that octopuses make up as much as 29 percent of a New Zealand fur seal’s diet 🔗📖Read the full @inverse article here https-bitly-2xHEVlP 🌊🛶🐙 science marinebiology seal octopus ocean newzealand viral wow bestof Meme

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