Watch: Octopus attacks spear fisherman


An amazing video has emerged of an octopus attacking a spear fisherman.

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The footage, captured off the coast of Crete, Greece, shows the animal surrounding the diver's mask moments after he caught it.

''I saw an octopus eating a fish so I took the shot. Then the octopus attacked me,'' the filmer later wrote online.

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