[News]: Underwater World's giant squid on the move - Sunshine Coast Daily

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    Underwater World's giant squid on the move
    [SIZE=-1]Sunshine Coast Daily, Australia - 19 hours ago[/SIZE]
    [SIZE=-1]The giant squid which has been on display at Underwater World for the past year and a half is off to its new home at the Queensland Museum in Brisbane. ...[/SIZE]


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  2. Steve O'Shea

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    This is a pity! Examination of the specimen will reveal little (if anything) that isn't already known, whereas keeping it on display would have engaged thousands more.

    I wonder how much keeping this block frozen (cost) was a deciding factor.
     
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    are those eyes real? they look like cartoon eyes :shock:
     
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    They look painted on to me

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