Crawling Octopus (2 of 2) (video) Cell Press Share Print E-Mail Loading video... Caption The orientation of an octopus' body and crawling direction are independently controlled, and its crawling lacks any apparent rhythmical patterns in limb coordination. 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.