Giant squid

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Tony Williams
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Giant squid

Post by Tony Williams » Tue Dec 29, 2015 1:19 pm

Not sure I'd want to be that close... :?

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Re: Giant squid

Post by chaggle » Tue Dec 29, 2015 1:31 pm

Are they dangerous?

I'm surprised it wasn't caught and eaten - would be some awesome calamari rings on that one.
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Re: Giant squid

Post by Tony Williams » Tue Dec 29, 2015 2:09 pm

chaggle wrote:Are they dangerous?
Well, they are carnivores and when full-grown battle with Sperm Whales, so I expect that even that "little" one could polish off a diver with no problem if it wanted to.

I don't think that meetings between giant squid and divers happen often enough to establish whether or not they are likely to prove aggressive. Squid are reckoned to be quite intelligent and also rather cautious, so I suspect that this one was looking at the diver and thinking whatever the squiddish might be for "What the f*@! is that?"

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Re: Giant squid

Post by Croydon13013 » Thu Dec 31, 2015 5:39 pm

chaggle wrote:I'm surprised it wasn't caught and eaten - would be some awesome calamari rings on that one.
The larger the squid the more ammonia in the flesh. Totally inedible.
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