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Guest beardo

i got your 50 foot tentacle right here..

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Giant squid

could represent

a new species

 

ASSOCIATED PRESS

 

HOBART, Australia, July 22 — A giant squid that washed up on an Australian beach could be a previously unknown species, scientists said Monday.

THE 550-POUND (250-kilogram) creature was found dead Saturday on a beach in Hobart in Tasmania state and was transported Monday to the Tasmanian Museum. Experts were studying its unusual characteristics, which include long, thin flaps of muscle attached to each of its eight arms.

“What we’ve seen on this animal we haven’t seen on other squid, and it’s a significant feature,” said zoologist David Pemberton. “It’s basically like having a pile of muscles on your own body that nobody else has ... and I think it will rewrite the taxonomy.”

The squid had lost its two tentacles, which Pemberton said would have been about 50 feet (15 meters) long.

Giant squid usually live on the edge of continental shelves, about 1,600 feet (490 meters) below the ocean’s surface, he said.

Even if the scientists had wanted to, they couldn’t have made a feast of the mysterious squid — Pemberton said it has a high ammonia content which would make it inedible.

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Very interesting. I watched a good show on giant squid a while back on Discovery channel or something of the sort.

I should have followed my dreams and became a marine biologist.

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Originally posted by juggernaut

"but, at heart, he is just a peaceful giant."[/french accent]

 

:lol:

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Guest Wilt

that thing doesn't look over 50 feet....

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Guest beardo

haha we both deleted our posts to make it work, smart..

 

like i was saying..

 

the tentacles were 50 ft.. and if you read the article, they werent attached

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Originally posted by Wilt

that thing doesn't look over 50 feet....

 

that's what she said...

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Guest imported_El Mamerro

Anyone seen the one they got in the Smithsonian? The one that's in a tank and has a bunch of signs that say "DO NOT TOUCH"? Well, hehe, I TOUCHED IT.

 

It was gooey. Beer,

 

El Mamerro

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Guest --zeSto--

^ you touched a squid or just a tentacle ?

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Guest imported_El Mamerro

I touch da squid, nigga.

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Guest imported_El Mamerro

Some people choose to sleep with and fondle them:

 

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All I did was touch, it I swear. I was just curious, that's all... I kinda wanna touch it again. And again.

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i got a 50 foot tentacle....

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

in my pants

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