Divers Offer Shells to a Meticulous Octopus and Convince it to Give up its Plastic Cup Armor

The way the octopus reaches out his little tentacle paw to test out the shells is pretty cute. The coconut octopus, also known as veined octopus, is born with the instinct to protect itself by creating a mobile home out of coconut or clam shells. This particular individual however has been trapped by its instincts and has made a home out of a plastic cup it found underwater.