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Diver photographs Cookie Monster-like sea sponge

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CURACAO, Venezuela -

A scuba diver and his wife came across an interesting sea creature while scuba diving near the reefs of Curacao, Venezuela in the Caribbean.

Mauricio Handler and his wife Julie discovered and photographed a purple sea sponge that looked like Cookie Monster.

Handler said he initially swam past the sponge without noticing its resemblance to a famous Sesame Street Character, but his wife immediately noticed and could not help but laugh.

Read more about their discovery here.

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