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Vampire Squid Vampyroteuthis infernalis, not because it  sucks blood but "because they have the ability to ‘cape’ themselves up with their membrane, which is black underside, looking just like a vampire wearing a black cape!"

The vampire squid (Vampyroteuthis infernalis, lit. "vampire squid of Hell") is a small, deep-sea cephalopod found throughout the temperate and tropical oceans of the world.

The water bear (tardigrade, sw. björndjur) is nature's greatest survivor. It is up to 1,5 mm tall and found everywhere in the world. It can endure the most extreme living conditions.

The Tardigrade aka Water Bear. Able to survive the vacuum of space, radiation, intense pressures and years of being dried out and 'dead.

The Blue Dragon- Glaucus atlanticus. Incredible nudibranch from the African oceans.

Blue Dragon Nudibranch,Glaucus Atlanticus, Blue Sea Slug, also known as a Blue Dragon.

Blanket Octopus - who knew? When threatened, these cephalopods can unfurl a large flap to make themselves appear larger than they actually are. The females can grow up to 6 feet in length while the males are only a few centimeters long.

Blanket Octopus - When threatened, these cephalopods can unfurl a large flap to make themselves appear larger than they actually are. The females can grow up to 6 feet in length while the males are only a few centimeters long. Looks like a wizard!

wonder under water,  blue christmas tree worm (found in austrailasia waters)

'Blue Christmas,' a Christmas Tree Worm close-up taken at Cocotinos House Reef, Manado, Sulawesi, Indonesia. via WilliamL for Underwater Australasia

thelordismylightandmysalvation:  Octopus ✤  re-pinned by  http://www.waterfront-properties.com

thelordismylightandmysalvation: Octopus ----I like the form of this one. the stretching tentacles towards my collar bone. The longer really curly ones on bottom just poking out of my sleeve.

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