10 Cutest Ocean Animals That Will Surely Make You Smile

Closeup of a sea lion swimming underwater.

There are many fascinating creatures in the ocean, but some stand out for being especially adorable. (Image: Paul Kennedy via Dreamstime)

Dumbo Octopus: Delving into the Mysterious World of the Deep Sea

A dumbo octopus.

In the vast and mysterious depths of the world's oceans lies a creature that captivates the hearts of marine enthusiasts and researchers alike — the Dumbo octopus (Grimpoteuthis). (Image: Wirestock via Dreamstime)

They Say We Know More About the Moon Than About the Deep Sea. They’re Wrong

Sunlight streaming through the water.

The idea that we know more about the Moon than the deep sea has been repeated for decades, but it's simply not true. (Image: Hon Giuseppe Piazzese via Dreamstime)