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Post by sujin007 on Sun Nov 18, 2012 8:01 pm

The octopuses of the genus Grimpoteuthis are also known as “Dumbo octopuses” from the ear-like fins protruding from the top of their “heads” (actually bodies)...

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Post by sujin007 on Sun Nov 18, 2012 8:03 pm

Heads, resembling the ears of Walt Disney’s flying elephant, they are benthic creatures, living at extreme depths, and are some of the rarest of the Octopoda species.
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