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Mimic and Wonderpus (Thaumoctopus mimicus and Wonderpus Photogenicus respectively) are rare species of octopus in which wild populations have not been assessed. In the wild they have incredible displays and are very interesting, however they almost never do well in aquariums; rarely living longer than a few weeks.
They are found in mud flats around Indonesia. Their niche is small and they burrow in the mud so it takes luck or patience to observe them. Both are recently discovered and no biologist has taken the time yet to study them in-depth enough to know much about their behaviors or lifestyle.
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