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SYDNEY, NSW - JANUARY 24: A Blue Ring Octopus is pictured at Oceanworld Aquarium January 24, 2006 in Sydney, Australia. This Octopus has venom called cephalotoxin, and is composed from enzymes in the salivary gland in its mouth. The venom is a neuromuscular paralysing toxin, where nerve conduction in the victim is blocked, followed by paralysis, then death if no medical treatment is sought. Often the bite is painless, and therefore goes unnoticed. The Blue Ring Octopus is so named because of its iridescent blue rings, indicating its deadly nature to predators. Australia is home to some of the most deadly and poisonous animals on earth. (Photo by Ian Waldie/Getty Images)

This video came out last year, but it’s making the rounds again and is totally worth it.

Three divers off the coast of Canada’s Vancouver Island discover a Giant Pacific Octopus that has camouflaged itself in the rocks and plants.  They can grow to be 16 feet across and weigh over 100 pounds.  It’s not clear if this one’s that big.

Anyway, one of the divers goes in for a closer look, so the octopus starts checking her out too.  It extends its legs to touch her arms and then her shoulders and then starts to engulf her head like she’s prey.

When they engulf their prey to feed, they inject them with paralyzing saliva and then dismember them with their beaks.  The real danger to the diver would have been if it had messed with her breathing equipment.  One of the other divers eventually comes over and untangles them.