[News]: Disturbing Footage of a Colossal, Giant Squid - CollegeOTR

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  1. octobot

    octobot Robotic Staff Staff Member Robotic Staff

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    Disturbing Footage of a Colossal, Giant Squid
    [SIZE=-1]CollegeOTR, NY - 19 hours ago[/SIZE]
    [SIZE=-1]... Contributor) Monster Madness August continues on OTR with an oceanic creature that's scarier than a great white shark: the giant (and colossal) squid. ...[/SIZE]


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  2. daddysquoc

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    scarier? i think theyre pretty cool..........but then one would not want to run into one while free-diving i suppose.
     
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    OB Colossal Squid Staff Member Moderator

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    I don't think either species would approach you as a prey item, so you should be pretty OK.... I guess.... Meso might, however, lethargically cuddle you to death in a gelatinous fashion, so rumour has it.
     
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    Unless it mistook you for a dead Patagonian toothfish.
     
  5. Steve O'Shea

    Steve O'Shea Colossal Squid Supporter

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    :cyclops:

    No – your eyes are not deceiving you. This Kraken-sized beast has a giant eye in the middle of its “head.”

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    If it was an octopus we could call it a cyclopodean octopodean.
     
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    Yessir. :banghead:
     

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