13th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
A highly venomous blue-ring octopus

This highly venomous blue-ring octopus had made a pack of cigarettes someone littered in the ocean its home. It was hovering around the carton, until the divers left, after which it crawled back inside.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 03.2015
Date Uploaded: 08.2015
Photo Location: Philippines
Camera: NIKON D800
Copyright: © Arno Enzerink