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Intact colossal squid sliced open (New Zealand)

Thusday, September 18th, 2014. A 350-kilogram colossal squid (Mesonychoteuthis hamiltoni) — which had been caught by Sanford fishing boat San Aspiring in Antarctic waters last summer and kept in a freezer since then — was finally sliced open by a team of researchers from the Te Papa museum, in Wellington. 338 more words

Endangered Biodiversity

My, What Big Eyes You Have!

Many of you may remember back five years ago reading about fishermen from New Zealand who accidentally caught and carefully hauled aboard their boat a… 172 more words


Animals of the Ocean, in Particular the Giant Squid (HOW)

Here is the third installment in a series of reference books, all written by Dr. and Mr. Doris Haggis-on-Whey, a team of highly energized and deeply focused scientists with over sixty-seven combined years of experience at their command, including six months spent lifting awkwardly-sized boxes. 260 more words