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Sea Sheep?
Gingerina
22 jul 2015 11:25

It’s a sheep! It’s a cow! No, it’s Costasiella kuroshimae. This adorable little sea slug, whose beady eyes and cute feelers make it look like a cartoon sheep, feeds on algae – just like the real thing! What’s fascinating about the tiny ‘leaf sheep,’ which can grow up to 5mm in length and can be found near Japan, Indonesia and the Philippines, is that they are one of the only animals in the world that can perform photosynthesis

It’s a sheep! It’s a cow! No, it’s Costasiella kuroshimae. This adorable little sea slug, whose beady eyes and cute feelers make it look like a cartoon sheep, ...

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Sea Bunnies: Japan Is Going Crazy About These Furry Sea Slugs
Gingerina
16 jul 2015 09:03

Sea slugs aren’t exactly creatures you’d consider to be adorable, but Japan’s Twittersphere has just rediscovered what is probably the cutest sea slug ever – Jorunna parva, a sea slug that looks like a fluffy bunny.

Sea slugs aren’t exactly creatures you’d consider to be adorable, but Japan’s Twittersphere has just rediscovered what is probably the cutest sea slug ever – Jorunna parva, ...

Tags: bunny   sea   slug