Thursday, March 02, 2006

Archie the Giant Squid

The giant squid is a majestic & terrifying creature: up to 45 feet long, second-largest eyes on the planet, sharp hooks on its tentacles, known to cannibalize (!!@#!)...So when a 28 foot squid gets sucked up intact by some trawler off the Faukland Islands it's tragic (in a King Kong/Godzilla kinda way) but it's also a rare & awesome spectacle. So check out this Giant Squid in a freaky formalin-filled tank designed by Damien Hirst's animal preservation crew. The tentacled one has been attracting massive crowds in London since they put him out on display.

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