Weird Animals: Dumbo Octopus

Meet the Dumbo octopus, member of the genus Grimpoteuthis. These strange creatures live deep in the ocean. Most are found 3,000 to 4,000 meters below, often hovering just above the sea floor. And their fins – well, they look like the ears of Walt Disney’s Dumbo the Flying Elephant, hence their name.

Just What The World Needed: A Glow-In-The-Dark Cockroach

Bioluminescence is cool. Catch a bunch of fireflies, maybe a few glow worms, put them in a jar and boom, you’ve got yourself a makeshift lantern. Good for those ominous nights you decide to go caving. But there’s another species of bioluminescent insect out there, one you might not want to collect for fun: Lucihormetica …