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A dumbo octopus.

A Dumbo Octopus with Curly Arms

A deep-sea octopus, the dumbo octopus uses its ear-like fins to float in the water column. When observed in 2014 during NOAA's Okeanos Explorer's Gulf of Mexico expedition, this dumbo had a never before seen coiled leg body posture.

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There is a huge amount of plastic trash floating in the ocean, which endangers wildlife that eats or gets tangled in it. Reducing the amount of plastic trash in the ocean doesn't seem that hard...
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