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A view of central Maui, Hawaii from rural Kula.
Fun on the Chobe
Train hug
Inle Lake Fisherman
Crocodile
Miradas
Evening, Georgetown, ME
Marina Beach Sunset
Alien Balloon and Pumpkins
Saluki Race
Spices upon spices in Meknes, Morocco.
Tiny red octopus (Octopus rubescens) in a shallow tidepool.
Baltimore Air Show
Perfect storm
in search of life
backlit portrait
Storm over the Muggins Mountains
Ice
Bali beach soccer.
Miradas
OMM
Angry Hippo
Bird's Eye View of the Barn
14th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Tiny red octopus (Octopus rubescens) in a shallow tidepool.

I had worked the morning low tide and was on my way out when this little red octopus oozed into view. It posed for about 5 seconds then continued on its way. I was fortunate to catch this shot before it disappeared out of sight.

TAGS: California, Octopus

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Santa Cruz, California, United States of America
Member since 2016
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© Allison Gong.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 05.2015
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Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 29, 2016, 3:23 p.m.
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