(How often do you see rectangles in nature?) They’re super deadly, of course, so I don’t recommend petting one.
The Pangolin (native to Asia and Africa) is clearly a miniature dragon:
Somebody please domesticate these so I can have a pet dragon.
I have read that bioluminescence is the most common form of communication on Earth.
It certainly is lovely! (That little guy’s a bioluminescent bobtail squid.)
That last one is a mushroom, not a jellyfish.
Drawings by Ernst Haeckel.