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November 26, 2016

You Don't See Me

Your Shot photographer Ponnie J. found this octopus “hiding under a [discarded] bottle” in the waters off Pattaya, Thailand. The cephalopod appears to wish to remain unnoticed. Having no body armor, octopuses are masters of hiding and disguise. Find out more about how octopuses use their wits to survive in the November feature article “Why Do Octopuses Remind Us So Much of Ourselves?” This photo was submitted to Your Shot, our photo community on Instagram. Follow us on Instagram at @natgeoyourshot or visit us at for the latest submissions and news about the community.
Photograph by Ponnie J., National Geographic Your Shot
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