Can we all take a second to appreciate the incredible, deep sea vampire squid? Here are some quick facts:
1. Its scientific name is Vampyroteuthis infernalis, which literally means "vampire squid from hell".
2. It shares similarities with both squids and octopuses, which puts it in its own order: Vampyromorphida.
3. It is bioluminescent! When threatened, the vampire squid flails its arms around and flashes light via photophores, which disorients predators.
4. Oh, and did we mention that it looks punk af?THE NITTY GRITTY
✎ One 1.25-inch (32mm) hard enamel pin with red glitter, made from my original illustration
✎ Shiny gold metal
✎ Two rubber pin backs
✎ "OH PLESIOSAUR" stamped on reverse
PACKING & SHIPPING
Packaged on a sturdy backing card.
Ships via USPS First Class Mail (arrives in 2-5 days). Priority Mail upgrade (1-3 days) available at checkout.