Behold this adorable baby octopus that lived in human trash

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Cleaning up trash is not a glamorous job, and you'd have to imagine that cleaning up ocean trash is no different. Slowly plucking someone else's refuse and placing it in a bag where it should have been in the first place is something that scientists working in the field tend to do because they feel the moral pull to keep nature free from human garbage, but when researchers in Hawaii took some time to clear trash while monitoring the progress of coral reefs in the area, they were met with a surprise.

Sallie Beavers, a marine ecologist with the Kaloko-Honokohau National Historical Park, was part of a team of scientists who discovered two tiny baby octopuses hanging out in some floating plastic trash, and they sure are cute.

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