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10 of the oddest marine animals

June 5, 2013, 1 p.m.
Vampire squid

Photo: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

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Vampire squid

The Vampyroteuthis infernalis ("vampire squid from hell") needs its large, bulging eyes as it dwells in the depths of the ocean. The vampire squid can turn itself inside out to use a Dracula-cape webbing as a shield. The creepy critter also changes colors and glows in the deep sea.