It's small tentacles carry
highly developed chemical sensors
which can detect traces
of both predators and prey.
It uses it's water jet
to dig in the sand.
Because it devotes so little energy to swimming,
it only needs a meal once a month.
Got something. And just as well.
Dawn is approaching and it has to puff it's way
back, to deeper waters.
Thirty miles away, shoals of squid
are jetting upwards towards the surface.
By night, they seek small fish
among the plankton, but they're cautious.
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