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Mimic Octopus

Thaumoctopus mimicus


Mimic Octopus is a very interesting Octopus and the reason for its name. It can camouflage very well on the sandy/rubble bottom of the sea, but more importantly, it can mimic other sea life like Sea Krait/Snake, Lion Fish, Flouder, Feather Stars and probably lots of other stuff. Picture 5 shows the Mimic Octopus interacting with a Mototi/Occelated Blue-Ringed Octopus

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AlbertKang 10 years ago

Thanks, @Reza & Mona :)

Mona Pirih
Mona Pirih 10 years ago

Brilliant !!

Reza Hashemizadeh
Reza Hashemizadeh 10 years ago

Outstanding !

AlbertKang 10 years ago

Thanks, @Ava :)

Ava T-B
Ava T-B 10 years ago

Wonderful series!

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Batangas, Philippines

Spotted on Nov 23, 2011
Submitted on Mar 3, 2014

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