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    Watch This Octopus Escape From A Closed Jar In Under A Minute

    Introducing the Houdini of the sea.

    This video from 2010 has resurfaced recently, probably because it’s pretty damn amazing.

    View this video on YouTube

    The clip shows an octopus being placed in a glass jar and the lid screwed close.

    Almost instantly, the octopus is shown planning its escape by starting to unscrew the red lid.

    Those who have viewed the clip on YouTube are divided in their opinion of the Houdini act.

    The octopus takes approximately 50 seconds to escape the jar once the lid is sealed.

    Here are another 22 reasons why the octopus is the biggest badass in the ocean.