Octopus + Mr. Potato Head = This week's most unlikely love story

I never thought an octopus could be cute. Tentacled? Yes. Occasionally delicious? Sure. But cute? Never. And yet, here we are.

A 6ft wide octopus named Louis at the Blue Reef Aquariun in Cornwall has grown very fond of a Mr. Potato Head toy he received for Christmas. So fond, in fact, that he attacks anything or anyone trying to take it away.

That's pretty adorable, if vaguely slimey.

 H/T to Boing Boing for this one.


And through it all, somehow, Mr. Potato Head keeps smiling.