Dumbo octopus | The Blue Planet

The amazing 'dumbo' octopus has flaps of skin between its tentacles and large, flapping 'ears,' allowing it to hover effortlessly above the sea bed as it searches for food.

Clip Info
  • Clip length: 48''
  • Broadcast year: 2007
Curriculum Connection
  • Biology | Reproduction, genetics and evolution | Classification and biodiversity | Morphological and behavioural adaptations

Licence: ERA Licence required


UK only
Staff and students of licensed education establishments only
Cannot be adapted

  • Provider: BBC
  • Channel: BBC One
  • Programme: The Blue Planet
  • Episode: The Deep