When an octopus decided that deep sea diver David Malvestuto's camera would be better off in his own eight arms, the resulting tug-of-war was pretty epic. Things really got good, though, when Malvestuto started taking pictures during the struggle.

Here are a couple of the shots he snagged during the scuffle, before the octopus swam off into the deep (sans camera):


You can also watch the whole video of their encounter here:

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