Friday, 9 May 2014

Spiral Arms

Image: NOAA Okeanos Explorer Program, Gulf of Mexico 2014 Expedition
A Dumbo Octopus attempts to mimic a spiral galaxy the only way he knows how: by spiralling his arms.


This is the first time a Dumbo Octopus has been seen in this position and it just goes to show the impressive ingenuity of these charismatic creatures when it comes to a game of charades.

5 comments:

TexWisGirl said...

it looks like a pig's head!

Joseph Jameson-Gould said...

I think they always look like something's head!

Crunchy said...

It looks like an octopus with a tunnel borer on its face!

Crunchy said...

See? Look!

http://www.geoconsol.com/photos/Ute%20Water-Affholder.jpg

Joseph Jameson-Gould said...

I see it! I think Dumbo's hatching plans...

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