Sea Creature Resembles Cookie Monster | Inside Edition

Sea Creature Resembles Cookie Monster

One underwater photographer got the photo of his life when he was snapping away at a sea sponge that resembled Sesame Street's Cookie Monster. INSIDE EDITION has the story.

Just when you thought it was safe to go in the water. A sea monster looks a lot like another monster—Cookie Monster of Sesame Street fame.

 So what's the deal with his underwater look-alike?

Well, he's actually a creature known as a Stove-Pipe Sponge. This extremely unique sponge with bulging eyes and a big mouth caught the eye of an underwater photographer, who snapped a picture in the Caribbean. It's become an instant sensation for its remarkable resemblance to the Cookie Monster.