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‘They’re Calling You on the Squid Phone’ – The New York Times

Cephalopod researchers were surprised by the sighting of a ram’s horn squid, a peculiar animal never before filmed in its natural environment.

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Earlier this week, and more than 2,700 feet underwater by the northern Great Barrier Reef, a remotely operated vehicle named SuBastian engaged in a stare-off with a burrito. Thats what the creature looked like from a distance: an untoasted cylinder floating eerily upright in the oceans twilight zone, like takeout from Triton.
Above the waves, in the control room of a Schmidt Ocean Institute research vessel, the pilot, Jason Rodriguez, and the co-pilot, Kris Ingram, navigated SuBastian closer to…

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