10 Most Shocking Animals You Probably Didn’t Know Exist!

Dumbo Octopus

One of the highlights of NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer’s Gulf of Mexico 2014 expedition, a dumbo octopus uses his ear-like fins to slowly swim away — this coiled leg body posture has never been observed before in this species.

Check out video of the octopus here: oceanexplorer.noaa.gov/okeanos/explorations/ex1402/dailyu…

Learn more about the encounter here: oceanexplorer.noaa.gov/okeanos/explorations/ex1402/logs/a…