The allure of the unique Blanket Octopus is its poetic defense mechanism. When the Blanket Octopus is threatened, a gorgeous scarf-like webbing unfurls from a set of arms tucked within its body, making the animal appear large, intimidating and creepy to potential predators.
Snooze. We’d rather see a blast of jet-black ink in the face. Who’s with us?
Watch the blanket in action, accompanied by proper English voiceover work: