Giant Squid Discovered (In Fishing Net)

11/3/00 Giant Deep-Sea Creature Amazes Spanish Scientists (Reuters)
11/3/00 Rare cephalopod specimen caught (Yahoo)
12/22/06 Giant Squid
Caught on Tape! (Yahoo)

Spanish specialists* perform an autopsy on a 'taningia danae' squid at the Asturian port of Luarca in northern Spain November 3, 2000. The deep sea creature is the biggest example of its type ever found, weighing 275 pounds and measuring 7 feet long. (Alonso Gonzalez/Reuters)
* 'Spanish specialists', a rare distinction that requires a PhD in Serrano Ham, three hour naps and roughly translates into "He who can eat a whole lotta squid."

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