Figure from The Deep(amzn/b&n/abe/pwll), by Claire Nouvian.
It does look like a piglet! Pretty cool!
That’s no piglet, that’s Moomintroll! Or possibly his girlfriend.
The poor baby needs some cuddles. Come here little crowned piggy, cuddle cuddle time!
I didn’t know that Jim Henson’s company did cephalopods…
#3: “That’s no piglet, that’s Moomintroll!”
Holy crap, you just hit me with this intense childhood flashback…
Let me just repeat comment 4.
The proper response to this is of course
Oh by the way, I suspect the pic is upside-down, a view that greatly enhances its cuteness. I dl’d the pic and rotated it 180 degrees, and the effect is quite sinister.
This creature rocks in ANY orientation.
Flip the picture upside-down and it looks like a cute-but-vaguely-sinister Cthulu.
Kseniya beat me to it.
A planet where squids evolved from Fraggles?!?!?!
Somewhat OT, but I went to my mailbox yesterday and the cover of this month’s Smithsonian Magazine is familiar…and is impossibly cute…
That is the cutest thing I’ve seen in a long while!
Amazing pictures, amazing creatures…what a wonderful world we live in.
I have to ask,does anyone know if these are these as yummy to eat as regular calamari are?
The little fellow on the picture is really cute. I hope we get to see Eeyore next week.
Next time Disney says it can’t feature invertebrates…
No you may not say so, erimo. Just no..
Yes, something Fraggleish, yes! Cutest squiddie ever! Squee.
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This is the head of a tapeworm that takes up residence in people’s skulls.
You aren’t trying…
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