1. I came across a pic posted by @NatGeo on Instagram a couple of weeks ago of the Garden Eel.
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    This is the photo.
  2. First of all, I'd never heard of them before.
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  3. But how cool are they?!
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  4. These eels are pretty small & they burrow into the sea floor and poke out their heads & part of their bodies.
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  5. They hang around like this and catch their food as it floats around with the underwater currents.
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  6. They like the company of other garden eels so when they're all hanging out with their heads & upper bodies swaying in the water currents, they look like sea plants.
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  7. They're pretty shy & will burrow all the way down into the sea floor if they suspect a threat.
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  8. They live in depths between 15-45 meters.
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  9. There's lots of different species of garden eels.
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    Look how handsome this fellow is.
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  11. Look at this guy, he's cute!
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  14. Sources: wikipedia and my Dad, who has watched just about every single nature documentary ever made. Thanks Dad.