If you find an octopus in a mailbox, don't fret. You might just be looking at the incredible graphic stylings of David Brodeur.
David Brodeur is the creator behind the brilliant Instagram @lockedandloaded. The page showcases his artwork, in which he uses enviable graphic-design skills to render real or imagined beings.
Sometimes his whimsical creations are in normal settings; sometimes the entire piece is otherworldly.
In some of his artwork, the creative director and animator uses wavy blue water as a stunning backdrop for his "Ocean Series."
In it, pulsing, alien-like creatures make the sea their home.
In other work that gets hundreds of thousands of eyeballs on Instagram, he even imagines what it might be like to be a throbbing deep sea creature.
But now, David Brodeur is bringing some of the ocean's most beguiling creatures out of the water and onto land.
In a stunning new set of work titled the "Invasion Series," Brodeur places unbelievably lifelike octopuses in ordinary settings, like the subway train or a fire hydrant.
In his animations, the animals breathe in and out as they cling tightly to their settings. Imagine seeing this one when you're throwing away the trash ...
... or this guy when you're just trying to drive to work one morning.
Depending on how much you'd like to meet an octopus while walking down the street, his sewer cephalopod is either enticing or the stuff of nightmares.
Have to make a call? Good luck doing it while this clever fella has its tentacles on a phone booth.
No matter what you make of Brodeur's art, it's a fascinating glimpse into what would happen if octopuses suddenly staged a Planet of the Apes-like takeover.
Oh, and if you ever see a real octopus in a mailbox? Well, it's probably best to put in a call to animal control. And maybe snap a pic while you wait for them to arrive — it'd kill on Instagram.