The big one arrives at Portobello!

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  1. Jean

    Jean Colossal Squid Supporter

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    The big squid has arrived at Portobello, where it will be under wraps until it is repaired, reassembled and hung! It arrived via our research vessel (Munida) and was then taken by trolly from the jetty to the pond space under the lab building, where it will eventually live!

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    um... Architeuthis Supporter

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    :notworth:, but why were people walking on it? :shock:
     
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    :confused: They're not! It's on the trolley and they're standing next to it........optical illusion methinks!

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    well, ME thinks he's referring to the boot print visible on the fin...:feet:
     
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    Oh the ignominy! His squidness must be sorely vexed!
     
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    they were just there as feeders........
     
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    Aaaaaah Didn't notice it....was way too excited!!! :roll: that may have happened during the last feeding session (as BGD suggests!) there were a few chewed boots lying around on the boat....................!

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    ive got a question... is he picking his nose in that picture or is it just me? with all those individual beaks he sure could pick off that hard crusty one way up in there!
     
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    No she was just nervous and was sucking her tentacle!!!!!:lol:

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    For more info check out

    http://www.otago.ac.nz/news/news/2005/21-11-05_press_release.html
     
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    Next time, give her a pacifier, then she won't need braces for her beak when she gets to be a teenager.
     
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    Messie dental bills must be atrocious!
     
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    We have a tame "toothologist" on staff!!!

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    You'll be happy to know that she has had a bath and all the nasty boot prints are gone. Just waiting for the repairs now!

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    :drool: ...duhr...BIG squid....
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