Adorable Googly-Eyed Sea Creature Puzzles Scientists
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Posted by Lunch Money  .  September 2, 2016
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Scientists aboard the Nautilus vessel recently spotted this cuddly creature 2,950 feet (900 meters) below the surface of the water off the coast of California. But is it a cuttlefish? Or an octopus? Or something else? Stare into these googly eyes as you watch this video to find out the answer!

Read more about this Muppet-like creature and why it appears so still.
http://news.nationalgeographic.com/2016/08/stubby-squid-googly-eyes-nautilus-ocean-animals-science/

Footage courtesy: OET/Nautilus Live
Associate Producer: Jed Winer

(Answer: Stubby squid, aka North Pacific bobtail squid)

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