Achrioptera fallax (x)
That coloration is waaay too cool to not reblog. Those are colors I’d expect in a children’s cartoon, not in real life.
that is a dragon
Look at its stupid little wings!
shhh, he’s self-conscious about them.
Via Into the Rabbit Hole
Bobtail squid have a symbiotic relationship with bioluminescent bacteria which inhabit a special light organ in the squid’s mantle. The bacteria are fed a sugar and amino acid solution by the squid and in return hide the squid’s silhouette when viewed from below by matching the amount of light hitting the top of the mantle.
What a wonderful thing nature is.
OH MY GOD
LOOK AT THEM THEY LOOK LIKE LITTLE PSYCHEDELIC JELLYBEANS AAH THE ONE ON THE BOTTOM MIDDLE ALL CURLED UP LIKE A SLEEPY KITTY.
THIS IS THE CUTEST THING I’VE SEEN ON MY DASH ALL WEEK
OH GOD, SOMETHING THAT MAY BE CUTER THAN CUTTLEFISH. /DEAD
Via You Are the Universe Observing Itself