Living Octopus Found at 4,200 Meters Above Sea Level

In late Fall 1991 an octopus caused panic among miners who had found the creature in the Viloco Mining Center acqueducts in Bolivia 4,200 meters above sea level. The octopus, which measured 60 centimeters, didn't live long after being found; the frightened miners swiftly stoned it to death. It was then whisked off to the State University of La Paz, and nothing on its status has been heard yet...

Credit: Strange Magazine, No. 12.