Ghostly 'Winged' Octopus Caught on Camera - Wired News (blog)

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    Ghostly "Winged" Octopus Caught on Camera
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    [SIZE=-1]By Wired UK By Olivia Solon, Wired UK A rarely seen white deep-sea octopus has been captured on camera in high definition by researchers from the University of Washington. The octopus features two “wings” which make it look just like the ghosts from ...[/SIZE]
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    REALLY nice HD video of a "dumbo" octopus.
     
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    Octopus ballet - The Guardian


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    [SIZE=-1]But thanks to the many advances in digital technology, we are given this rare glimpse of a mysterious benthopelagic sea animal: a "Dumbo" octopus It's not often that we get to see strange underwater creatures in action in their natural habitat. ...[/SIZE]
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    Elusive 'winged' octopus first caught on camera - RIA Novosti


    Elusive "winged" octopus first caught on camera
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    [SIZE=-1]Researchers have captured video of a rarely-seen deep-sea octopus, Grimpoteuthis bathynectes. The octopus, also nicknamed Dumbo, has two wing-like fins, which give it a resemblance to the flying elephant from the popular cartoon. ...[/SIZE]
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