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Creature Feature: Enter the (Leafy Sea)Dragon

Leafy and lovely: Meet the leafy seadragon   l   Photo: ©Ta-graphy

If you asked the artist Salvador Dali to dream up an ocean creature, he might have designed something very much like the leafy seadragon, one of the ocean’s most uniquely beautiful creatures. Covered in gossamer ruffled appendages, the characteristic tassels and frills that adorn the leafy seadragon’s head and body serve as spectacular camouflage, baffling both predators and prey, and make the seadragon all but invisible among seaweeds and kelp beds. 


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