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Have you seen My Octopus Teacher on Netflix?

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Great documentary of a South African man that made friends with an octopus and documented his journey with her. Loved seeing the kelp forests and all of the creatures, fish and sharks.
 

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Great documentary of a South African man that made friends with an octopus and documented his journey with her. Loved seeing the kelp forests and all of the creatures, fish and sharks.
He more than just made friends with her, he basically spent 3/4 of her entire life with her, spending every day for close to 200 days underwater with her.
That alone in and of itself is amazing to me
 
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He more than just made friends with her, he basically spent 3/4 of her entire life with her, spending every day for close to 200 days underwater with her.
That alone in and of itself is amazing to me
The ending captivated me. The hug. Then her mating and her sappy eyes. Watching the fish and a brittle eat at her before the shark came in and took her away. Was saddening but part of life. Octopus have short life spans.
 

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The ending captivated me. The hug. Then her mating and her sappy eyes. Watching the fish and a brittle eat at her before the shark came in and took her away. Was saddening but part of life. Octopus have short life spans.
That had me balling, not gonna lie... that last hug.
 

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He more than just made friends with her, he basically spent 3/4 of her entire life with her, spending every day for close to 200 days underwater with her.
That alone in and of itself is amazing to me
Spoiler alert!!!! Lol
 
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That had me balling, not gonna lie... that last hug.
It was sad. It was almost like she knew it was time for her to go. Perhaps it was a production scheme but the next time he saw her, the mate was there and that was the end.
 
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Maybe it was a ploy.... but I feel like they are intelligent enough to realize
I love diving but have never seen an octopus. But now it’s going to be my life goal. Beaches where I live are closed and even diving is restricted.
 

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There is also a good show on PBS about keeping and studying a octopus. Pretty cool how it could recognize people.
PBS Nature: Octopus: Making Contact
 
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Total spoiler alert lol! Great documentary. I fell asleep before the end im still going to finish it even though I know how it ends now haha.
I put spoiler alert at the top. I knew either myself or someone else would spill the beans. Good ending though.
 
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Thanks for posting. I haven't seen it yet. Just added it to my list for later.
Cool. If you’re an ocean geek like me, keep an eye out for all the little creatures throughout it.
 

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