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My friend, the octopus

Here's a tale of a very unusual friendship.

Craig Foster started swimming daily in the freezing waters of South Africa's Cape Peninsular in a bid to counter work burn-out, only to develop a relationship with... an octopus.

Craig has now made a film called "My Octopus Teacher" - which comes out on Netflix this week.

"Slowly a trust developed... she let me into her secret world... she taught me what could be termed a type of octopus language... she taught me about my own humanity and our connection to nature."

(Photo: Craig and his octopus friend. Credit: Ross Frylinck)

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