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Squid beak for sale on ebay

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Jean

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Current bid US$172.50 (with 3 and a half days to go!) :shock: :shock: :shock:

I wonder if I could sell some warty squid beaks???????? Or Arrow squid????? I have a wee few :lol:


J
 
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16 bids, $172 for a common species, Wow is right! Of course, it is being marketed as GIANT-SQUID-BEAK-VERY-RARE-MUST-SEE! Who could resist that...:cool2:

Neat find though, all and all!
Cheers!
 

Steve O'Shea

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That's not Architeuthis!!!!!:mad:

Someone write online that it isn't, and say that I said so - they're being conned. (I'm not an ebay member, wouldn't know how to and don't want to be).
 

Phil

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Crikey. I wonder what a real Architeuthis beak would go for?
 

PSLee

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Shouldn't the beak be displayed with the larger portion as the lower beak, while the smaller portion being the upper beak. The opposite of a parrot's beak.
 

Jean

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PSLee said:
Shouldn't the beak be displayed with the larger portion as the lower beak, while the smaller portion being the upper beak. The opposite of a parrot's beak.

Nope! The longer portion is the upper beak and the short robust one is the lower.

And Steve, I thought the same as you, they've very conveniently hidden the Humbolt part well, and made the GIANT part stand out. I wonder how many of the bidders made the same mistake and think they're getting an Archie beak????????????

J
 

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