Jumbo Squid

I don’t know that anyone else cares about this, but you know, I’m a geek. Finally, after all these years, they got pictures of Architeuthis, the giant squid. Researchers have been trying to do that forever – they’ve seen dead ones, and young ones, but this is the first time anyone has ever gotten pictures […]

I don’t know that anyone else cares about this, but you know, I’m a geek.

Finally, after all these years, they got pictures of Architeuthis, the giant squid.

Researchers have been trying to do that forever – they’ve seen dead ones, and young ones, but this is the first time anyone has ever gotten pictures of them, mature and moving. Scientists have even hitched cameras to sperm whales to get footage of Architeuthis, to no avail.

Hey. You know, I have a cephalopod tattooed on my arm. I’m into this shit.

16 thoughts on “Jumbo Squid”

  1. There’s a few more geeks around here than you think. I heard about this a couple days ago, but didn’t really believe they’d find anything. Those picture, I have to say, are really fucking cool.

  2. That was the first headline I clicked on when I logged onto the net at work today. That’s some serious calamari.

    Too bad the sperm-cams didn’t work. I would’ve liked to see the battle between whale and squid.

    Didn’t I see that in Moby Dick?

    Heheh, sperm, dick.

  3. Squid Success

    The Moronosphere tells us that scientists have finally taken pictures of living the architeuthis, giant squid. So, it actually happened in my lifetime and all myths and legends have been averted: they do exist. Many have found these giant squid…

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