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Apparently the squid had been wounded after an encounter with a predator, and wasn't going to live long. James Taylor found it while paddling with friends in Melkbosstrand, near Cape Town. 

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The bluntnose sixgill shark is an ancient deep sea predator. Like it's been around since before most dinosaurs. They average between 3.1 to 4.2 meters (10 to 14 ft) long but can get up to 8 meters (26 ft) long. This crew of scientists got a good look at one. These group is also credited with being the first ever to tag an animal from a submarine. Look at that eye roll into the back of it's head.

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When a massive set wave almost trapped a little safety boat in the impact zone out at Jeffreys Bay, they masterfully avoided disaster and navigated the chaos safely. A true champion of the ocean right here. 

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Just in case you needed another strong reminder of why diving can be dark and full of sharp-toothed terrors. Check out this shark surprising a diver from out of nowhere! Um, no thank you. 

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25 Pun-tastic Boat Names That'll Make You Say "High Sea What You Did There"

These boat owners clearly port their heart and sail into these ones. Whoever named these were definitely fishing for attention. Like, if they've got such big brains, I'd sure like to check their capsize. Poopdeck. By the way if you wanna see some incredible dad jokes and puns, then check these out.

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The team of spicy scientists spotted this cute little stubby squid off the coast of California. I'm all about the top YouTube comment, which is that this dude's seen things he can't unsee! 

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Can't escape the fact that this us utterly fascinating. An electric square-off, indeed. 

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Our dude just had to go the extra (ill-advised) distance, past the safety of that rope, for the Insta-selfie. 

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There are a whole lotta bros kicking it on the ocean floor in these videos. My ears are ringing, feeling full of water just watching some of these epic wipeouts, man. 

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I was diving off the coast of Santa Barbara at Refugio Point Sept 1st when I was hit in the back, I thought it was my friends playing a joke on me. I lost grip of my speargun which I quickly retrieved and then it hit me. A HUGE great white which was at least 12ft long attacked me from the left side. It quickly circled around me and I used my speargun to keep it away.
Extremely lucky to get out of this one alive. I saw blood around me and wasn't sure where it was from, so I swam as fast as I could back to shore. Got a laceration on my right foot in the initial hit, I didn't realized the shark had bit me. The shark bite broke two of my toes.
Here is the aftermath of my toes: