The Jorunna parva’s bunny-ear-like appendages are actually rhinophores, a chemosensory organ that allows the slug to detect distance, scents, and currents in the water. The appropriately named ‘sea bunny’ can be found in waters from India to Japan. Each animal grows to approximately two centimeters in length and comes in a variety of colors.

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These adorable sea slugs are a type of nudibranch, a group of marine mollusks often noted for their extraordinary color and shape. Japanese divers have been so taken with the sea bunny that they’ve even nicknamed it goma-chan, which translates to ‘Little Miss Sesame.’

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