Baby Octopus Birth Shakes the Internet

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The birth of a baby octopus is getting all sorts of attention online.

The Virginia Aquarium and Marine Science Center released the ten second video of the octopus being born earlier this week. In it, you can see the pinkish baby in a sack along with its brothers and sisters. It emerges and turns a stunning dark color.

The aquarium confirmed the octopus is just fine and the change in color is normal due to the amount of stress they face being born. It’s part of their built-in instinct to camouflage when they feel they are in danger.

The baby octopus still remains nameless, but for now, we’ll just watch the video over and over again. 

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