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Whale deaths : 'Squid find' identified as minke whale (UK)

February 10th, 2016. A carcass initially believed to be a giant squid and a “significant” find in explaining the deaths of sperm whales has been identified as a minke whale. 194 more words

Endangered Biodiversity

Norfolk Cetaceans - 9th February 2016

The ‘Giant Squid’ reported by fishermen at Weybourne this evening was in fact the Salthouse Minke Whale carcass that had been moved by the tide!! See… 7 more words

Recent Sightings

FISH OF THE DAY: Architeuthis dex

In order to use this title for this part of the post, I’m classifying a “fish” using the restaurant menu system, whereby fish means that this animal lived in or close by to water. 901 more words

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Thoughty Thursday: Things that made me go hmmmm on the interwebz, Dec 27, 2015-Jan 2, 2016

Just a wee bit of thoughty today. Guess I wasn’t quite ready to let go of the holidays :(

The weird science hidden in Canadian money: 78 more words

Alchemy Ink

The Word From The Dark Side, January 1st, 2016.

A regular collection of obscure news and outlandish opinion.

I’d like to say this is going to be a bumper issue for the new year, but nope.  400 more words


Calamari bigger than your mouth? How about bigger than you?

Giant squid, the huge tentacled creatures that live in the dark ocean depths, were probably the inspiration for the legend the kraken and have remaind largely elusive for most of human history.

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