Terrible cases of attacks on human octopus
• Terrible cases of attacks on human octopus
Octopuses have always frightened sailors. Stories about the incredible Kraken, the whole ship drags the water may well be true: underwater hunters, even today, without much fear of attack humans: each of these stories will give "Jaws" 10 points handicap.
One of the earliest documented attacks on human octopus happened in 1881. Diver on Inkster names (vote irony, since ink in translation from English - ink) worked on a 4-meter depth at the docks in Kingston, when it impacted the tentacles of an octopus. So would this story and over, but Inkster was with a harpoon in case of shark attack. Diver octopus pierced the edge and get to the surface. After some time, came to light and three-meter carcass of an octopus - a real Kraken!
On the water and on land
The California coast is famous for its abundance of sharks and other dangerous animals. In 1954, James Antoun swam too far and suddenly felt that someone grabs him by the arm. Free themselves did not work and the man moved to the shore. By some miracle, I managed to pull Antounu octopus for themselves, but already there to help rescuers arrived.
Octopuses often waiting for prey in their burrows. Gordon Hastie had their own skin see how effective this method of hunting: Gordon fished from the shore and where the fishing line got caught on some snag, I went to her. He was standing about waist deep in the water when he was grabbed and dragged into the octopus underwater hole. Around the spilled ink. Frightened to death Hastie took out a knife and began to cut anywhere, until the octopus in the end did not give up.
The attack on the boat
Stories about the giant kraken that could drag into the water a ship, it could be based on a true story. In 1922, Robin Leslie went out on a boat in the bay in New Jersey. Fish properly Leslie did not have time: the water seemed a huge tentacle obvivsheesya tightly around the mast. Second Tentacle grabbed himself Robin - octopus so and dragged him into the water, if there was a number of other boats. People came closer and shot tentacle on the mast, and then decided to look for an underwater hunter prey easier.
On the Elimination of submarine accident off New Zealand coast of dozens of divers working in 1981. Gordon Skorki no luck most of all: it was his octopus chose their dinner. Huge Hunter tentacles wrapped diver and Skorki Things to apply to the surface of the signal, it could have ended very badly. Diver dragged on board, together with an octopus.