Some say an octopus has eight arms, three hearts—and a plan. Scientists aren’t sure how the cephalopods got to be so intelligent.

We’re now beginning the end-of-the-year holidays, and you know what that means: crowds at the shopping mall, hordes at the airport and throngs at the theaters. Ever wish during certain times—such as the busy holiday season—you could just squash down and slip under a door, or slither through long lines and clothing racks?

For inspiration, watch this incredible footage of an octopus that weighs several hundred pounds squeezing through a tube the size of a quarter.

Of course, having no bones helps.

Here’s to finding your true places and natural habitats,