Sea Sheep? This Adorable Sea Slug Eats So Much Algae It Can Photosynthesize

Adorable Sea Slug

Just like on our previous post where a cute sea slug that looks like a fluffy bunny that rocked Japan’s twitter-sphere. Now this adorable sea slug that looks like a sheep might have the same impact. Some call this a “sea sheep”, however it’s Costasiella kuroshimae also known as “Leaf Sheep”.

With it’s funny looking eyes and weird looking green plant that represents as his hair that made this adorable sea slug look like a cartoon sheep. Surprisingly, this tiny creature eats so much algae, what’s more interesting is that it’s the only animal in the world that can perform photosynthesis using its favorite food (algae).

More info: seaslugforum.net

cute leaf sheep sea slugImage credits: Lynn Wu

cute leaf sheep sea slugImage credits: Johnny Chiu

cute leaf sheep sea slugImage credits: Randi Ang

cute leaf sheep sea slugImage credits: Jim Lynn

cute leaf sheep sea slugImage credits: Jim Lynn

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