Animals portrayed in fiction that you either wish were real, or are just plain fascinated by. In this context, only things that fail the Harkness Test and are organic may qualify. Cryptids are also welcome.
>mindblowingly intelligent, capable of solving puzzles and with excellent memory and learning capabilities
> enhanced senses, can distinguish colours unknown to man and with a selective smell
>incredibly complex social behaviour, although mostly solitary they can comunicate through complex visual patterns of the mantle, both using chromatophores and body language, other than pheromons
>unexpectedly creative, their tentacles can manipulate objects
>still hadn't evolved in a complex civilization so far