Deadly Octopus Crawls Out Of Children's Tennis Ball

A deadly blue-ringed octopus appears out of an old tennis ball as children played with it after finding it in a river

This incident happened in the land where most animals have the potential to kill you, Australia,  more specifically with this incident Perth, Australia.

Kristy Edgelow, the mother of the children playing with the tennis ball, told Perth Now that her children were out playing near Swan River when they found the old tennis ball.

The old tennis ball, Perth Now
The old tennis ball, Perth Now

They played with the ball for around twenty minutes before one of the children spotted an oddity, there was something moving inside the tennis ball. They pried open the tennis ball to discover a strange tentacle crawl out of the seams of the ball, frightening the children. The octopus eventually made itself known by pushing itself completely out of the ball.

The Deadly Octopus, Perth Now
The Deadly Octopus, Perth Now

It was discovered that it was the deadly blue-ringed octopus which is one of the most poisonous marine animals in the world, the children had a very close call. The highly toxic octopus holds enough venom to kill 26 people. It's bite can cause nausea, paralysis which causes breathing difficulties and possible heart failure, resulting in death for the victim. Below, is an unrelated video of a blue-ringed octopus catching a crab.



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