Thursday, October 15, 2009

Giant Pacific Octopus

Some creatures are totally alien-looking, hard to believe they share the same planet with us. This one, living in Sidney Ocean Discovery Center is a good illustration. Took quite a few visits to catch it moving around - most of the time thing just curls up and sleeps. Finally it rewarded me with quite a dance. Below are just 9 out of 68 shots. Thanks technology for usable ISO 2000 (that's for gearheads, normal viewers just never mind).

Finally, let's look him in the eye (wasn't easy to find one):
Right out of a nightmare, eh?

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