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Diver photographs ‘Cookie Monster of the Sea’- Mauricio Handler's wife was first to spot sea sponge that looked like famous 'Sesame Street' character, and swam to him laughing through her mask...
Diver photographs 'Cookie Monster of the Sea' | Photo is courtesy of ©Mauricio Handler/Nationalgeographicstock.com | It was a job well done by the photographer, who said the Cookie Monster was actually three tube sponges that had fused together over time. (Sea sponges, while they may appear to be plant-like, are actually multi-cellular animals that attach to the sea floor, or to reefs, and feed by filtering particles from currents.)
Meet the Cookie Monster sea sponge! Spotted on the reefs of Curacao in the Caribbean. Image by Mauricio Handler.
These sea sponges look just like the Cookiemonster!! Picture by Mauricio Zuardi Handler in Curacao.
Sponge. ** Wow, this is fabulous. It looks like a big drainpipe.
Don't wake me up, I'm lucid dreaming.
Turtle Green Sea Ocean Underwater Animal Art Print Poster (16x20)
These beautiful monsters...
colorful starfish Piha, New Zealand by Zanthia Flicr
~~NESSIE ~ frog portrait by risquillo~~
Blue Azul Blau by Bryan de Leon, via Flickr repinned by www.smgdesign.de
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Baby Honu (sea turtle)I'll never Foret my face to face encounter with a very large sea turtle at Black Rock Beach, Maui.
Did you know the tail of a male leafy sea dragon will turn bright yellow when he is ready to mate? (This stunning creature was photographed by Brad Chiplin)