It looks like it could be a cartoon character, but it's real. And this little squid is making waves on the internet.
Researchers from the Nautilus exploration vessel were cruising along the deep sea floor off California's coast when they came upon the bright purple creature with giant, stuffed-animal-like eyes.
"Whoa!" they exclaim in unison.
"It looks fake," one says. And those googly eyes? "It looks like they just painted them on," another says, to peals of laughter.