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12-11-12, 11:32 PM #1
Hundreds of giant flying squid piling up on beach; no one knows whyHundreds of Humboldt squid washed up on Santa Cruz County beaches Sunday in a mass stranding that is not uncommon but remains somewhat of a mystery to marine scientists.The even more intriguing question, they say, is why the voracious feeders, also called jumbo flying squid, began venturing up to the Central Coast in 2000 from the Sea of Cortez and other warmer spots -- and what their effect is on the ocean environment.
Scientists say not to touch or eat them, as they might contain toxins.
Hundreds of Humboldt squid wash up on Aptos area beaches - San Jose Mercury News
12-12-12, 12:44 AM #2
this should be posted in the sushi threadTo Live Is To Eat
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12-12-12, 12:37 PM #3
12-12-12, 06:07 PM #4
Holy crap! When did squid learn to fly!?
12-13-12, 09:37 AM #5
12-13-12, 11:29 AM #6
They went to flying fish schools.SI VIS PACEM PARA BELLUM-Ex-Sheriff Martin Howe to Will Kane in "High Noon"
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Far from being a handicap to command, compassion is the measure of it. For unless one values the lives of his soldiers and is tormented by their ordeals , he is unfit to command.
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12-13-12, 05:40 PM #7
Useless waste of talent if they washed up on shore instead of hitting a 3 point landing.Do not war for peace. If you must war, war for justice. For without justice there is no peace. -me
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12-13-12, 05:56 PM #8
Bet that smells a bit more like low tide than normal.\\` ` ` ` < ` )___/\
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