noaasanctuaries: Excuse me, this space is alr…

noaasanctuaries:

Excuse me, this space is already octopied! 🐙

This giant Pacific octopus was spotted hanging out in Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary. These octopuses are masters of disguise, using special skin cells called chromatophores to change color and blend in with their surroundings. 

What’s your favorite octopus pun?

(Photo: Katy Laveck Foster)

[Image description: A close-up on a red-orange giant Pacific octopus resting on the sea floor.]