Volunteers who were picking up litter on Scafell Pike in Cumbria were stunned to discover the body of a 20cm/8" octopus.
Scafell Pike is the highest mountain in England at 978m/3.209' —and the octopus was discovered just 10m/33' from the summit!
The most likely explanation is that it was carried up there and dropped by a bird.
The litter pick saw 10 bags of rubbish removed from the mountain.
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