A Sea Slug That Looks Like a Bunny is Taking Over

Hayley Harding
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Japanese social media users have recently latched on to what may be the cutest thing to ever grace the ocean floor: Jorunna parva, a type of sea slug that looks distinctly like a bunny.

The fuzzy looking creatures have ear-like rhinophores that work as sensors to help identify chemicals in the water. The organs are both practical and absolutely adorable. 

Twitter users have been freaking out over the fluffy little invertebrates, called ゴマフビロードウミウシ in Japanese. According to rocketnews24, the Japanese name for the little guys is gomafu biroodo umiushi, but divers have began to call them 'goma-chan.' 

You can watch one in action below.

If that isn't enough slug excitement for you, you should definitely check out this other type—it looks like a certain Pokémon that we all know and love.

[h/t: rocketnews24]