Blue ringed octopus. When I first learned about this in marine bio I was pretty intrigued. And I always knew Australia is a dangerous country!

Blue ringed octopus. When I first learned about this in marine bio I was pretty intrigued. And I always knew Australia is a dangerous country!

The tiny, blue-ringed octopus can pack a wallop. It is widely regarded as one of the world's most venomous animals. It lives in tidal regions ranging from Australia to Japan and is frequently encountered by people wading in tide pools. If provoked or stepped on, it will bite. Blue-ringed octopus poison has no antivenom and can kill an adult human within minutes.

The tiny, blue-ringed octopus can pack a wallop. It is widely regarded as one of the world's most venomous animals. It lives in tidal regions ranging from Australia to Japan and is frequently encountered by people wading in tide pools. If provoked or stepped on, it will bite. Blue-ringed octopus poison has no antivenom and can kill an adult human within minutes.

Electric blue, but where from?  This is a close up of a blue ringed octopus, despite their small size of just 12 -20cm and relatively docile nature, they are recognized as one of the world's most venomous marine animals

Electric blue, but where from? This is a close up of a blue ringed octopus, despite their small size of just 12 -20cm and relatively docile nature, they are recognized as one of the world's most venomous marine animals

Blue Ringed Octopus Facts | ... Animals: You May Have Missed Blue-Ringed Octopus – 1000FunFacts.com

Blue Ringed Octopus Facts | ... Animals: You May Have Missed Blue-Ringed Octopus – 1000FunFacts.com

Blue-ringed octopus. This admittedly cool-looking creature is known to hide out in the tiny rock crevices of Australian tide pools and is responsible for more than 20 recorded deaths. Perhaps most frightening is that there is no known anti-venom for its powerful poison. Death generally occurs within two hours.

Blue-ringed octopus. This admittedly cool-looking creature is known to hide out in the tiny rock crevices of Australian tide pools and is responsible for more than 20 recorded deaths. Perhaps most frightening is that there is no known anti-venom for its powerful poison. Death generally occurs within two hours.

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Interesting Blue ringed octopus facts!  Read more about Blue ringed octopus by clicking the picture!

Interesting Blue ringed octopus facts

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Blue Ringed Octopus Facts and Underwater Photos|Underwater Photography Guide

Blue Ringed Octopus Facts and Underwater Photos|Underwater Photography Guide

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