Thursday, February 3, 2011

Mimic octopus

The mimic octopus can swim like a fish, or bury most of its arms and look like a sea snake, or stand on its legs, or run on the ocean floor like a turkey, or puff itself up to double it's size, or change the patterns on its body, or...

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  1. After seeing the lame mustache shape he makse I am renaming him the hipster-puss

  2. this is one of my favorite cephalopods...has been for a few years.

  3. The one they didn't recognize - the "hairy turkey" is probably a mimic of the extremely poisonous stonefish. If you're looking from above, you wouldn't see the legs moving it along. Look "stonefish" up on Google images. The octopus looks just like the brown variety.