It never fails--I take some time off, and a giant squid shows up!
A few years ago, it was a half-eaten carcass found floating in Monterey Bay. Every teuthologist dreams of a giant squid sighting in her backyard, but Fate's wicked sense of humor had me taking a summer course in Friday Harbor when my dream came true. So while I was playing with worms
, my labmates back home were eagerly dissecting the largest giant squid ever seen in Monterey Bay
Not that I'm bitter or anything.
time I went to camp in the mountains for a week, and missed a massive media flurry over an almost-perfect specimen captured by fishermen off Florida