The octopus who loves his Mr Potato Head
January 11, 2008
Louis the octopus clearly thinks two heads are better than one when it comes to
The 1.8m-wide (6ft) creature is so attached to Mr Potato Head that he turns
aggressive when aquarium staff try to remove it from his tank.
Louis cuddles his Mr Potato Head
The giant Pacific octopus was given the toy for Christmas and has even
learned to dig out food hidden in a secret box at the back of it.
'He's fascinated by it,' said Matt Slater, of the Blue Reef Aquarium in Newquay,
Cornwall. 'He attacks the net we use to fish the toy out every time we try to
take it away.'
Mr Slater added: 'Octopuses are very intelligent and they like to be stimulated