No doubt you have seen the Amazing Ocean Facts circulating around the web. It seems to be drawing renewed interest even though it cam out last year. Overall, I love the concept. Humor, cartoons, ocean creatures, and some science. Yes more please! However, I have to shot at National Geographic all because I take . . . → Read More: What is the true size of Colossal Squid?
If you haven’t already heard, Discovery Channel announced that they have captured Architeuthis dux, aka the Giant Squid on video. The giant squid has been captured on video in its natural habitat for the first time ever. This long-sought after footage — considered by many to be the Holy Grail of natural history filmmaking — . . . → Read More: Giant Squid on Video?!
Below is a summary of tweets from February 17th, 2010 @mauka2makai: Darwin was “intoxicate[d] with crustaceous ecstasy.” From @kzelnio‘s awesome post on Darwin and his barnacles #DSN http://is.gd/8A8mt – 17 Feb 10 15:21 @voltagegate: RT @kzelnio: My Darwin Day talk on Darwin and his barnacles is up at #DSN http://is.gd/8A8mt – 17 Feb 10 15:02 . . . → Read More: Summary of tweets for February 17th, 2010
Below is a summary of tweets from February 6th, 2010 @KungFuEchidna: RT @laelaps: But will the squids rebel and start a squidpocalypse? RT @kzelnio Steve O’Shea wants to grow a giant squid http://is.gd/7OeYc #DSN – 06 Feb 10 23:34 @SFriedScientist: ignore that last tweet, use the #sfriedsci hashtag, #DSN – 06 Feb 10 20:09 @kzelnio: . . . → Read More: Summary of tweets for February 6th, 2010
Steve O’Shea’s end game is to rear a giant squid in an aquarium. Step 1, try something easier first. He is rearing broad squid, Sepioteuthis australis, and has set up SQUIDCAM – a movable web-cam which operates 24/7 – so that enthusiasts around the world can monitor his progress. Earlier attempts in 2000 saw him . . . → Read More: Giant Squid in an Aquarium
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