Buzz·Posted on 8 May 2014Watch This Octopus Escape From A Closed Jar In Under A MinuteIntroducing the Houdini of the sea.by Richard JamesBuzzFeed News Reporter, UKLinkFacebookPinterestTwitterMail This video from 2010 has resurfaced recently, probably because it’s pretty damn amazing. View this video on YouTube youtube.com The clip shows an octopus being placed in a glass jar and the lid screwed close. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Via youtube.com Almost instantly, the octopus is shown planning its escape by starting to unscrew the red lid. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Via youtube.com The creatures are well known for their intelligence. Those who have viewed the clip on YouTube are divided in their opinion of the Houdini act. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Via youtube.com Some described the experiment as cruel, while others expressed their admiration at the octopus' ingenuity. The octopus takes approximately 50 seconds to escape the jar once the lid is sealed. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Via youtube.com Here are another 22 reasons why the octopus is the biggest badass in the ocean.