Apparently it’s a rare Magnapinna squid, which was captured on film about 1.5 miles under the sea. Magnapinnae are characterised by:
1. Having legs for DAYS:
2. Scuttling into existence from the darkest corners of H. P. Lovecraft’s imagination (probably):
Oh, hi there, Mr Squid! Okay, well, bye.
3. Looking a bit like the Brain from Pinky and the Brain:
Only, as though someone beheaded the Brain and then sewed him onto some terrible extra-dimensional elongated spider.
Anyway, here’s the video:
Hope you don’t think of this post next time you go swimming! Via Deep Sea News.
She tried to shake her brain into giving her some answers. It couldn’t be the same penny, how could it be? Hers was in that thick impenetrable dark at the bottom of that deep, deep well. But then again, here it was, unmistakably the same penny, and cold under her finger, not warming with her body heat like a coin should, but cold, like it wasn’t there at all, but still somehow at the bottom of that well.