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this day in the yesteryear: First Photos Taken of a Giant Squid in the Wild (2004)


First Photos Taken of a Giant Squid in the Wild (2004)

In 2004, two teams of Japanese researchers traveled to a sperm whale hunting ground south of Tokyo, where they attached bait, a camera, and a flash to a 3,000-foot (914-m) line. After numerous attempts to lure their prey, a 26-foot (8-m) giant squid attacked and became entangled in the lure, breaking free after more than 500 photos were taken over a four-hour period. What did the photos—the first ever taken of a live giant squid in its natural habitat—reveal about the mysterious creature? More… Discuss

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this pressed: Enjoy!——Record-Setting Bug Is Bigger Than Your Hand : Discovery News——


Record-Setting Bug Is Bigger Than Your Hand : Discovery News.

Discovery Channel: ANIMALS Sea Anemone Is Both Animal and Plant


Discovery Channel: Sea anemones_Animal and plant both (now one click away)

Grand Canyon to Be Tightrope Walker’s Next Challenge


Grand Canyon to Be Tightrope Walker’s Next Challenge

Last June, aerialist Nik Wallenda captivated the public with his daring tightrope crossing of Niagara Falls. He had planned to pull off the stunt without a safety harness, but the network airing the event insisted that he wear one. This coming June, however, he will be completely untethered as he attempts to traverse the Grand Canyon—on a cable suspended 1,500 feet (457 meters) above the ground. His 1,500-foot-long (457-meter-long) tightrope walk is to be televised live on the Discovery ChannelMore… Discuss