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Can you find the octopus hiding in this coral reef?

Coral reefs provide a habitat for millions of aquatic species. The picture below shows a small section of the Great Barrier Reef with a hidden mystery somewhere in the photo. If you can find the octopus, you have excellent eyesight.

Then again, you might have trouble spotting the hidden octopus. In that case, you might want to check your eyesight. Try one of these vision training apps.

Octopi, like the one below, are able to change the color and texture of their bodies in order to camouflage and hide from predators. See if you can spot the octopus in 10 seconds or less!

Only tenta-cool puzzle masters can find the octopus in less than a minute

Take a gander at this nature photo. While you’re trying to spot the hidden animal, you might feel inspired. Tap or click here for eight ways to take better nature photos on your phone.

If you were able to spot that eye staring back at you then you probably realized that was the octopus! In addition to their ability to blend in, octopi are very smart animals that can fit in tight spaces. Click here to see a video of an octopus squeezing through a small hole to escape from a boat.

Maybe you’re still squinting at the picture. If you’re starting to question whether there’s actually a squid or if we’re pulling your leg — or tentacle — then it’s time to throw in the towel.

Luckily for you, we circled the hidden octopus. Now you can see the slithering secret:

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Want more ways to test your eyes and train your brain? We’ve got you covered. Scroll down for a few more fun visual puzzles that will put your perception skills to the test.

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