Jumbo Squid found on beach after Earthquake!

Residents near a San Diego beach awoke on Saturday (11th July 2009) to find dozens of jumbo squid (Humboldt squid) flapping helplessly on the shore — about an hour after an earthquake had struck off the California city at 7:34 a.m.

The mysterious jumbo squid stranding and the earthquake, are probably linked only by coincidence say experts.

For one thing, scientists began finding beached squid at least three days before the Saturday earthquake, said squid expert William Gilly of Stanford University’s Hopkins Marine Station.

“So unless the squid were predicting the earthquake, I don’t think there’s any link,” he added.

Source: National Geographic and YouTube.

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