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Giant Octopus Eats Sharks at Aquarium

The giant octopus is extremely common throughout the Pacific North West and they held a regular spot on display of the Seattle Aquarium over the years. But when the keepers decided to move one into a larger tank with sharks and other big fish they assumed that octopus' strength and camouflage would keep it safe. As it turns out they were tragically mistaken.

What was happening in aquarium was a mystery. Each week keepers were finding shark carcasses in the bottom of the tank. Week after week the three to four feet sharks kept vanishing. So one night someone staid up to see who the culprit was...

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