Diver wrestles with octopus
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Octopus wrestles with underwater cameraman in California

14 February 2014 Last updated at 07:51 GMT

Two divers have had an unexpected encounter in California after an octopus tried to wrestle their camera from them.

David Malvestuto and his diving partner Warren Murray were recording footage of marine life in Bluefish Cove off the town of Carmel.

Mr Murray described what happened when they came face-to-face with the camera-shy creature.