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Japanese researcher took years...

bobwonderbuns

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Hi y'all!! Has anyone heard this -- the Japanese researcher who finally got the giant squid on film had been searching for something like 12 - 14 years. My friend told me that this evening and is trying to find a link to where she read it. I was wondering if any of you had heard this.

Cheers! :grin:
 

Phil

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Oh Cindy, haven't you recognised my avatar yet?

(Not that this post will make any sense in a couple of months time when I change it to Kubodera and Mori on Space Hoppers).
 

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I got the picture and I know the story, it's the fact that he took 14 years to get the squid. So many others have been out searching, our own Dr. SOS among them! :wink: Remember, the giant squid was the holy grail of squiddom! (Well, I guess Messie has that honour now!) :snorkel:
 

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Steve, if you get an opportunity please ask Dr Kubodera if he intends to release the rest of the images into the public domain. So far I believe us mortals have only seen six out of five hundred and fifty photographs.

We are an eager audience!
 

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Originally posted by Phil
Steve, if you get an opportunity please ask Dr Kubodera if he intends to release the rest of the images into the public domain. So far I believe us mortals have only seen six out of five hundred and fifty photographs.
We are an eager audience!
Amen!! :snorkel:
 

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Phil, that was the first thing that came to mind for me too... I was actually going to try to corner Steve and ask him to entertain a joint octopodcast but I didn't have the gumption :smile:
 

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