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New squid on the (ice) block
Posted on Saturday, 24 December, 2005 |
Image credit: Wikimedia Commons
It's gigantic eye might give the kids nightmares for the rest of summer, but Melbourne Aquarium curator Nick Kirby insists his newest treasure — a seven-metre giant squid — is worth every cent he paid for it.
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#1 Posted by
on 24 December, 2005, 10:56
Now that I would love to see
#2 Posted by
on 24 December, 2005, 13:58
Would love to go and see the Squid.
#3 Posted by
on 24 December, 2005, 14:46
It'd be cool if it were in Sydney Aquarium. Then I'd have a chance to actually see it
#4 Posted by
on 24 December, 2005, 18:50
Maybe it's time for another B Quality "Sci Fi" flick?
#5 Posted by
on 24 December, 2005, 23:23
Well I can just be there in about 25 minutes although as it is Christmas day down here it will be closed. The Melbourne aquarium is a quite nice although its just about to be doubled in size as a very ugly overpass right near it has just been removed allowing for it to be extended. Although that wont be finished until late 2007 I believe.
#6 Posted by
on 25 December, 2005, 3:06
That would be really cool to see i would pay up to 50 dollors
#7 Posted by
on 26 December, 2005, 22:23
Was this squid dead when they found it then?
#8 Posted by
on 26 December, 2005, 22:42
Very interesting would be something to see in person.
#9 Posted by
on 15 January, 2006, 23:25
That's disappointing. I was hoping that they were talking about having caught a live one, but then, after reading the article a little bit more, it's dead after all, preserved on a block of ice. Better than nothing I guess.
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