Of all the animals you might imagine escaping from a zoo, sanctuary, or other animal exhibit, an octopus would probably be pretty far down on the list. Sure, it has eight legs, but is lives in water. And yet, earlier this month Inky the Octopus managed to escape from the New Zealand National Aquarium and made it back to the ocean.
If you keep your eyes open, you can find some stunning animal art on walls, bridges, trains, just about anywhere! But try finding a great animal graffiti artist... That's just what I found! Check out some of these fantastic animal murals from Chromers.
The last time I went snorkeling I had a very bizarre panic attack. I've never had that experience before. I suspect it was a combination of the tightness of the diving mask, which was somewhat claustrophobic, and the immensity of the reef, which made me feel like I was falling into a bottomless pit. I got past all of this and had a great time--but I can safely say I'm very glad that I didn't get caught in this