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An over-underwater view of an octopus in Italy
December 15, 2011

Octopus, Italy

This Month in Photo of the Day: 2011 National Geographic Photo Contest Images

Despite the strong human presence on the coast, an octopus is curious about snow-covered Vesuvius.

(This photo and caption were submitted to the 2011 National Geographic Photo Contest.)

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Photograph by Pasquale Vassallo

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