The vampire squid, (vampyroteuthis infernalis; “vampire squid from hell”), is a unique deep-sea dwelling creature commonly found in temperate waters. This fascinating species is believed to be an evolutionary bridge between squid and octopuses, having features of both. Unlike other of its kind, the vampire squid is incapable of inking when frightened.
Okay, from some angles, Teddy looks like Vlad from the Vampire pack... Conspiracy theories!