Last Updated: Wednesday, 2 April 2003, 15:13 GMT 16:13 UK
I've never heard of this group of bones before, but surely it forms the basis of a temple to Cthulhu?
Russian scientists are on the verge of punching a hole into a vast Antarctic lake that's buried under more than two miles of ice.
If the Russians break through, they may tap into and disturb a primitive and pristine ecosystem that has been untouched for millions of years.
In the museum in Wellington, just before you cross over on the ferry to the south island, they've got this museum that shows you all of the ferries that have sunk during the crossing, which didn't bother me. Then they tell you that they've got giant squid in the channel. That did bother me.
Jim, this photo has totally made my day, I don't think I've ever seen such concentrated glee in one mug.
So you had a good trip then?
The video is a view through an 8x microscope zoomed in on the dorsal side of the caudal fin of the squid. We used a suction electrode to stimulate the fin nerve. Chromatophores are pigmeted cells that come in 3 colors: Brown, Red, and Yellow. Each chromatophore is lined with up to 16 muscles that contract to reveal their color.
Ask not what you can do for the vampire squid from hell; ask what the vampire squid from hell can do for you