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Stop What You're Doing Because We Need To Talk About Nudibranchs

Have you ever seen a sea slug look this goddamn cute?

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If you haven't already guessed, this little cutie patootie is called a nudibranch. (And FYI, it's pronounced "noody-brank".)

There are over 3,000 different kinds of nudibranchs around the world. Go you, world!
Klaus Stiefel / Via Flickr: pacificklaus

There are over 3,000 different kinds of nudibranchs around the world. Go you, world!

Nudibranchs are basically super brightly-coloured sea slugs, but honestly, they're far too beautiful and precious to ever be referred to as those.

I mean, come on. 😍
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I mean, come on. 😍

Nudis are normally found in reef habitats all around the world, including those on the coasts of Egypt, Brazil, Indonesia, Thailand, and Australia.

Hey there, little fella.
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Hey there, little fella.

The largest species of nudibrachs can grow up to 60-centimetres long, but most commonly, they grow to be between 4cm and 10cm.

Though some can be even tinier, too.
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Though some can be even tinier, too.

Nudis travel around at a speed of about 10 metres per day.

Elias Levy / Via Flickr: elevy

But mainly, what I'm here to talk about right now, is how bloody adorable they are.

Look at this one, checking out what his mates are up to.
Klaus Stiefel / Via Flickr: pacificklaus

Look at this one, checking out what his mates are up to.

This one looks like a furry little bunny.

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And this one looks like it's wearing a jacket with pom-poms sewn onto it.

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Can you spot the cute little nudi in this photo?

CAN YA?
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CAN YA?

What about in this one?

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Eva Funderburgh / Via Flickr: genkigecko

👀 👀 👀 👀 👀

Look at this one, shining brighter than the coral.

Klaus Stiefel / Via Flickr: pacificklaus

And this one, floating along, making a hell of a statement.

Klaus Stiefel / Via Flickr: pacificklaus

Honestly, they're almost too much.

Daniel Kwok / Via Flickr: danieldanielkwok

Who'd have thought a colourful little sea slug would change your life today, huh?

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