This is one of two new baby weedy sea dragons that were born at Birch Aquarium in San Diego, California. (AP)
The Southern California aquarium has successfully bred the rare weedy sea dragon, the lesser known cousin of the sea horse that resembles seaweed when floating. (AP)
The "weeds" on the sea dragon help it blend into the seaweed so other animals don't see it. (123RBF)
A grown-up sea dragon will have longer leaf-like fins.
You might see a grown sea dragon in an aquarium.
Tiny seahorse cousins have hatched. They look like bits of seaweed. They are weedy sea dragons!
How many of them live in the wild? No one knows. They are hard to find. Can you see why?