Entries Tagged 'mollusks' ↓

Dumbo Octopus

Hey look, I’m alive!

We were talking about cephalopods in invert bio the other day, and I decided I had to post a dumbo octopus on Uglorable. Now that I’m done with midterms, I’m finally going to do it.

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Blue Dragon Sea Slug

I’m working on a post I’m anxious to have done, so I’ll just quote the photo’s description on Flickr:

    my brother and i found one of these guys floating in a rockpool the other day, looking for all the world like a little blue chinese dragon. i’d never seen anything like it and i had absolutely no idea what it was at first. but i applied my considerable (ahem) natural history talents and came up with an answer – turns out it IS a blue dragon, a pelagic sea slug which floats about the ocean on its back (that’s it’s belly and foot you’re looking at) feeding on blue bottles. so very cool, is it not?

Via Doubtful Guest’s Flickr photostream!

(I apologize for the site’s weird behavior as of late. It’s probably not the greatest idea to play around with settings on a live site! I will perform a minor software update tonight, then post a (arguably major) project I’ve been working on.)

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Self-loathing cuttlefish

This kind of seems a little mean, but it’s kind of interesting! In this video, cuttlefish react to a live video of themselves on the monitor of a handheld video camera.

(I must say I felt intimidated!)

Via haha.nu!

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Slug and snail (the perfect cartoon title?)

Emi once said that something couldn’t be uglorable without a face, and I thought I’d found something, but Emi and I concluded that snails and slugs do in fact have faces.

How can being translucent make you cuter?

Oh man. Oh man. Oh man.

Via Nagamori’s Flickr Photostream!.

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Is the cuttlefish shrugging? Or getting ready for a hug?

Do you know who takes some really great pictures? Frank Peter. You could say something about how a lot of the animal photography are taken at zoos, but really, they’re such great shots.

It’s Cthulhu Jr! Or… just a cuttlefish at the Tennessee Aquarium in Chattanooga, Tennessee.

Via Frank Peter’s photostream!

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