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Deep sea monster squid found

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Well, sea monsters are real, and one of them was finally caught. This thing sounds really scary!

From CNN sci/tech

"WELLINGTON, New Zealand (Reuters) -- A rare and dangerous squid with eyes the size of dinner plates and scores of razor-sharp hooks to snag its prey has been caught by fishermen off Antarctica, New Zealand scientists said on Thursday. "

"The half-grown female colossal squid is only the second intact example of the monster cephalopod known to have been found, said marine biologist Steve O'Shea of New Zealand's national museum."

Little is known about the colossal squid but it is a bigger species than the giant squid.

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