Um...: ...tentacles.
Um...: ...tentacles.Courtesy Giant Ginko
Good thing tentacles are so popular today. Otherwise this would have given me nightmares for the rest of my life.

If you only look at the pictures and not at the rest of the post, scientists aren't sure exactly what causes this sort of tentacle bonanza, but it may be caused by an (extremely) abnormal regeneration of the octopus's limbs after an injury.

Also, if you feel like being sassy to me, don't start. Technically octopuses have arms, not tentacles. In mollusks, tentacles are generally longer than arms, and only have suckers at their tips.

But... tentacles!

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