Tag Archives: Octopus

Marine Wildlife: ‘Crabs, Eels & Octopuses’ Off The Coast Of Brazil (Video)

On the wild and windy coast of Brazil, survival is a tricky business. As well as evading giant waves and changing tides, Sally Lightfoot crabs are ambushed by eels and octopuses.

The journey to their feeding grounds is fraught with danger – even for a creature that can walk on water. In unique footage of these incredible crustaceans, we show you how Sally Lightfoot crabs eat, escape and survive in these harsh conditions – and where they may have got their name. Check out our World’s Weirdest Animals playlist for more amazing creatures and don’t forget to subscribe and hit the alert button to keep up with our latest content!

Top Street Food: ‘Crunchy Takoyaki’ In Osaka, Japan

Takoyaki (たこ焼き or 蛸焼) a ball-shaped Japanese snack originating from Osaka – made of a wheat flour-based batter, filled with diced octopus (tako), tempura scraps (tenkasu), pickled ginger (beni shoga), and green onion (negi). Takoyaki balls are brushed with takoyaki sauce (similar to Worcestershire sauce) and mayonnaise, sprinkled with green laver (aonori) and shavings of dried bonito (katsuobushi).