9 Oct, 2019 10:52

Streets around Westminster in London were made a lot safer on Wednesday thanks to police, after they kettled a huge inflatable Octopus, that had joined the Extinction Rebellion (XR) protests, and marched it to Trafalgar Square.

Hilarious footage of the giant eight-tentacled sea creature, operated by XR activists, was posted on social media by journalist Liam O’Hare. It shows a number of London Metropolitan Police officers slowly marshalling the naughty pink octopus backwards down Whitehall.

XR demonstrations in the capital have reached their third day, with 600 protesters having been arrested. The environmental group have set up temporary camps at many iconic sites in London, protesting British MPs’ lack of action in tackling climate change.

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