Your eyes are not deceiving you. That is a real creature. It is a type of flapjack octopus that has been collected since 1990. Now, scientists have come to the realization that it is a different subspecies of flapjack octopus and they are busy trying to come up with a name for it. This creature, which looks more like a Pokemon then a real animal might well end up being called Opisthoteuthis Adorabilis, because let’s face it, if it is one thing then it’s adorable.
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