OUR FAVORITE PARTNER CARDS

New 60,000 points offer. Terms apply.

50,000 Bonus Miles! 2x Miles on All Spending, $95 Annual Fee waived, TSA Precheck Credit. Apply Now

Think twice before taking a photo with an octopus
Don’t do this

I’ve written before about the dangers of taking photos of and with animals. I didn’t mention them specifically then, so today’s focus is photos with octopi. That’s right. As a Washington woman recently found out, you should think twice before taking a photo with an octopus.

Per KIRO7, during a fishing derby in the Tacoma Narrows, Jamie Bisceglia took an octopus that had been hooked by fishermen, put it on her face and posed for a photo. “At first,” says the story, “it grabbed with her with its suckers, and then did something she didn’t expect. It bit her on the face.”

As Biscegli put it, a “really intense pain” followed, but after removing the octopus she continued fishing for two days before heading to the emergency room. Now (or at the time the story was written), she’s “on three different antibiotics.” She’s also been told that the resulting swelling could last for months.

You might be asking yourself, “Who would take a photo with an octopus on their face?” Well, I did once, in Tahiti. It was the photo op that everyone was taking on the trip. After reading this story, I’ll obviously think twice before another photo with an octopus.

More on animals

 

____________________________________________________________

Have your own tip? Email it to whitney@johnnyjet.com!
Want to see more tips? Click here for all 1,514!

Want even more travel tips? Sign up here for the Daily Travel Tip newsletter! Just fill in your email address and check the Daily Travel Tip box—and you’ll have Johnny’s best tips, straight to your inbox each day!

If you already subscribe to our weekly newsletter, you can sign up on the same page. Just fill in your email and check the Daily Travel Tip box on the same page and you’ll receive an email with a link to update your JohnnyJet.com preferences. On that page, just click the Daily Travel Tip box and Update Profile.

Johnny Jet

The comments on this page are not provided, reviewed, or otherwise approved by the bank advertiser. It is not the bank advertiser's responsibility to ensure all posts and/or questions are answered.

Editorial Note: The editorial content on this page is not provided by any bank, credit card issuer, airlines or hotel chain, and has not been reviewed, approved or otherwise endorsed by any of these entities.

Think Twice Before Seizing a Photo Op With This Animal
4 (80%) 1 vote

1 Comment On "Think Twice Before Seizing a Photo Op With This Animal"
  1. Ruth|

    That stunt was DUMMER then Dumb!

Leave a Reply

Required fields are marked *