Days after one brave soul attempted escape from its enclosure at the Seattle Aquarium, beginning the octopus uprising in earnest, another cephalopod has taken up the flag. When a filmmaker naively attempted to photograph this beautiful captive creature in the name of "science," the octopus took the camera into its tentacles and turned it upon its captor.
The indefatigable spirit of the revolution lives on!
Benjamin Savard wrote on Reddit that the teuthological proletarian made its act of symbolic defiance while Savard was making a film about the science department at Middlebury College: "The camera was automatically taking several photos of the octopus per second, but it picked up the camera and pointed it at me!"
Consider yourself lucky that it was only a camera, Ben.