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New squid on the (ice) block

Posted on Saturday, 24 December, 2005 | Comment icon 9 comments

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"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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Comment icon #1 Posted by Welsh Shaun on 24 December, 2005, 10:56
Now that I would love to see
Comment icon #2 Posted by woody82 on 24 December, 2005, 13:58
Would love to go and see the Squid.
Comment icon #3 Posted by lady_crystal6 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
Comment icon #4 Posted by SureFire on 24 December, 2005, 18:50
Maybe it's time for another B Quality "Sci Fi" flick?
Comment icon #5 Posted by AztecInca 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.
Comment icon #6 Posted by Boo_ Boi on 25 December, 2005, 3:06
That would be really cool to see i would pay up to 50 dollors
Comment icon #7 Posted by hippiegirl on 26 December, 2005, 22:23
Was this squid dead when they found it then?
Comment icon #8 Posted by 2PAC4LIFE on 26 December, 2005, 22:42
Very interesting would be something to see in person.
Comment icon #9 Posted by Usteing 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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