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“At 09:15 on September 30 2004, squids as we know them changed forever.”

Published on 29 September 2005

Omigosh omigosh omigosh! Could any better news have awaited my return home?
News24.com has a colorful account of the first-ever filming of a live giant squid, including some crazy backstory:
In 2003, New Zealand marine biologists laid a sex trap.
They ground up some squid gonads, believing that the scent would drive male giant squids wild as […]