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Tuesday: May 11, 2010

Scientists discover that colossal squid is actually just a lazy pink blob.Scientists discover that colossal squid is actually just a lazy pink blob.

The researchers found that the colossal squid would have had a slower metabolism and so moved slower than expected, waiting for prey rather than running it down. 'Everyone thought it was an aggressive predator, but the data suggests otherwise,' Rosa told LiveScience.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Science @ 2:08 PM | Tags (10) | blob | colossal | discovery | hunter | lazy | msnbc | research | science | scientists | squid |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 43 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: July 17, 2009

Thousands of giant squid invade California.Thousands of giant squid invade California.

Scientists are not sure why the squid are swarming off the Southern California coast, but they are concerned. In recent years, small numbers have been spotted from California to Sitka, Alaska, an alarming trend, scientists say.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Strange @ 8:07 AM | Tags (4) | california | invasion | science | squid |  | Discuss (1) |  | facebook | twitter | 68 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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