Crawling Octopus (1 of 2) (video) Cell Press Share Print E-Mail Loading video... Caption Despite its bilaterally symmetrical body, the octopus can crawl in any direction relative to its body orientation. Credit Levy et al./Current Biology 2015 Usage Restrictions Credit Required. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.