Octopuses have been seen crawling out of the sea in New Quay, West Wales.

A video captured by boat tour operator Brett Stones shows one of the octopuses crawling in the sand.

The eight-legged creatures are able to survive out of the water for short periods but they need to be returned to the sea quickly before they die.

Brett said he found about 25 of them walking out of the sea in one night.

It is quite rare for this to happen. The natural home for these creatures is under water. For them to come out of the water would mean that they are very vulnerable as they have very soft bodies.

Seamor, Brett Stones