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New octopus at Flint RiverQuarium

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ALBANY, GA (WALB) -

There's an unusual new animal at the Flint RiverQuarium.

Meet Henry, the Caribbean two-spotted octopus.

Henry has to stay in a special tank sealed with air conditioning foam because he's a little bit of an escape artist.

He can grab onto pretty much anything and slither though the tiniest of cracks.

RiverQuarium Officials hope Henry will attract more visitors.

"It's another thing for people to do. People are always complaining there's nothing to do in town, trust me there's lots to do in town if you look for it. This just adds to the flavor. We do try to change things periodically so people have new things to come and see," said Daniel Churchman with the Flint RiverQuarium.

If you want to see Henry, you better get to the Riverquarium soon.

The lifespan of a Caribbean two-spotted octopus is about a year and Henry is about 10-months-old.

 

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