octopus

Via: SciFri
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This deep sea octopus is being studied at the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute. It is part of the genus Opisthoteuthis but the specific name is up to Stephanie Bush, the scientist working on describing this particular species. 

baby octopus so tiny
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Who sez cephs aren't cute? Lemme bite 'em on the finger!

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Via: Mooseys Country Garden
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This guy is going for a quick stroll on land. Such an explorer!

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Via: Tonmo
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Oh how I'd love to get a hug from a wee octopus!

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Awww it looks like he's blushing! Don't be shy widdle Octopus!

- Sally Squeeps