Inky the Octopus escaped from the aquarium by squeezing out of a gap, crawling across a drainage pipe that led to the ocean!
Above: Inky the octopus. Credit National Aquarium of New Zealand
Rob Yarrell, the manager of the National Aquarium of New Zealand told CNN:
“Octopus are very intelligent, very inquisitive, and like to push the boundaries. This particular one was very friendly and intelligent and obviously found a weak spot in the top of his tank.”