Video: Thief steals fish bait, while keeping shark at bay!

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However, in the case the thief is a very clever octopus that has learned how to undo cable ties…

Researchers studying fish in South Africa were foiled by an octopus, which undid the ties holding the canister of fish bait in place — while also fending off the attentions of a shark — before making off with the food!

Watch the video below:

Foiled by an octopus ... from Lauren De Vos on Vimeo.

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