[News]: Giant squid discovery brings back memories of PIum Island's 'Squidly' - Glou

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  1. octobot

    octobot Robotic Staff Staff Member Robotic Staff

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    OB Colossal Squid Staff Member Moderator

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    "By comparison, colossal squid, like the one caught late last month, have shorter tentacles and a larger, more massive body. Their eyes are believed to be the biggest on Earth, perhaps growing up to 3 feet in diameter."

    Uhuh...
     
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  3. Jean

    Jean Colossal Squid Supporter

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    Blimey.....................I'd like to see that! :shock:

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    Any sightings of the Gloucester Serpent?:smile: I was a kid living in Providence, RI when the Plum Island Architeuthis was recovered, and went to the New England aquarium to see it. First time I'd seen the real thing, and I was startled by how it looked.

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    Nope haven't seen him since I was a wee lad. Used to dream about catching 'em..
     
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    Hmmm, Plum Island (I've seen that squid at the Smithsonian) happens to be right next to Lovecraft's location of Deep One-haunted Innsmouth. Coincidence?
     
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    I'm sure it was equally startled.
     
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    :razz:

    What good luck, my Dad brought his camera!
     

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    awwwwwwwwwwwwww cute! :grin:
     

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