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GIFs: Deep-Sea Creatures 

Introducing: Amazing creatures that live at the bottom of the Gulf of Mexico, as captured on this live-stream for the past three weeks. Keep in mind, some of these animals are experiencing bright light for the first time (pic #2, the “wow-what-is-this-thing" fish).  

More GIFs here - you also get to find out what they are.

Brought to you by: Researchers aboard the Okeanos Explorer who operated the sub; National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) who led the expedition; and GIF-extraordinaire Rose.

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