Ever imagined an Octopus with more than 8 legs? Well imagine no further..

This phenomenal creature was caught by a fisherman, who only noticed the bonus leg of the creature when he was boiling it, Imagine! He then went on to subsequently contact the Minamisanriku Nature Center (MNC).

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Takuzo Abe, a researcher at the MNC, said apparently octopuses have the ability to regenerate limbs that are severed, so it is possible this ninth leg was added when the creature was healing a wound, and it so happened to grow out from another part of the Octopus.

The octopus has now been preserved in alcohol and put on display at the MNC, for everyone to see this amazing rare moment in life. The Mainichi, 46-year-old Takuzo said:

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