We know the stories of the kraken; tales of ships getting wrecked from humongous octupi, but where did they go?

We know the stories of the kraken; tales of ships getting wrecked from humongous octupi, but where did they go? I have a theory, here's a colossal squid that washed up on NZ the other day. Pic unrel but link is here. https://www.ndtv.com/offbeat/once-in-a-lifetime-sighting-giant-deep-sea-squid-carcass-washes-up-on-new-zealand-beach-3339633
NZ is close to Antarctica with ice melting deep sea creatures and unknown species are appearing. Could this be true

  1. 4 months ago
    Anonymous

    bump

    • 4 months ago
      Anonymous

      bump for what

  2. 4 months ago
    Anonymous

    More like colossal bitch. Thanks for being shrimp food for my lil buddies.

    • 4 months ago
      Anonymous

      Looks like seaweeds are more of a bitch

  3. 4 months ago
    Anonymous

    >NZ is close to Antarctica with ice melting deep sea creatures and unknown species are appearing

    These things have always been there, they didn't go away. They are just rarely seen because they live in very deep water and if they end up sick or dead on the surface there's a hell of a lot of water for you to be in the right place at the right time to see it before it's gobbled up by something else. My buddy saw one dead only a few miles out off the coast fishing, also in nz, after going to see what a bunch of seagulls were looking at. I'd say they almost certainly inspired the stories, imagine being a sailor back in the day who had never heard of such a species and one day by chance there's this big squid fucker on the surface and when you go for a look it starts grabbing at the boat. I'm pretty sure too that there's been whales with scarring on them from suckers bigger than any specimen we have had

  4. 4 months ago
    Anonymous

    The squid shown in the article is a giant squid, colossal squids are a totally different species. They have a thick mantle, larger eyes, and short tentacles with hooks (the one on OP pic). They are also very rare because you can only encounter them around Antartica. Giant squids are found almost everywhere and the legend of the Kraken is probably inspired by sightings of dying giant squids by sailors. They are known to hold on boats and surfboards but they don't try to sink them.

    • 4 months ago
      Anonymous

      OP’s pic is a colossal squid, it has the short tentacles and thick’s mantle

      • 4 months ago
        Anonymous

        Never mind I’m retarded and didn’t see the article or that you mentioned it

  5. 4 months ago
    Anonymous

    The stories about sea krakens are most likely sailors watching giant whale penises on the surface but I do like your theory

    • 4 months ago
      Anonymous

      Jesus christ its nessie

    • 4 months ago
      Anonymous

      Dude imagine grabbing it and jerking off the whale and hosing a boat down with cum as a prank

      • 4 months ago
        Anonymous

        >hosing a boat down with cum as a prank
        Now I know why they call it sperm whale

        • 4 months ago
          Anonymous

          it's actually called a sperm whale because of the liquid inside of its head

          • 4 months ago
            Anonymous

            Dumb cumbrains.

          • 4 months ago
            Anonymous

            I know, i just wanted to post Carlos

          • 4 months ago
            Anonymous

            Actually it was named after your mom

    • 4 months ago
      Anonymous

      You just wanted to post a whale dick, didn't you?

      • 4 months ago
        Anonymous

        Yeah I saw one when I went whale watching in the patagonia atlantic coast and it was awesome.

    • 4 months ago
      Anonymous

      >the infamous loch ness monster photograph was just a freshwater whale sunbathing his cock
      imagine having such a massive penis that images of it create urban legends of cryptids

      • 4 months ago
        Anonymous

        >imagine having such a massive penis that images of it create urban legends of cryptids
        I don't have to imagine.

      • 4 months ago
        Anonymous

        The original kraken wasn’t described as a giant squid or octopus. It was described as a fish so big sailors mistook it for an island.
        They did find a giant octopus bigger than any known octopus washed up on a beach in the Bahamas, but because they didn’t keep the specimen the species was never classified. The locals claim that these giant octopus live in the “blue holes” underwater cave systems underneath the islands are responsible for the disappearances of divers and swimmers from time to time. They call them the lusca.

        There’s no whales in Loch Ness.

        • 4 months ago
          Anonymous

          >It was described as a fish so big sailors mistook it for an island
          Isn't that zaratan?

        • 4 months ago
          Anonymous

          Loch Ness is a lake
          [...]
          You mean people thinking it was a tentacle, right? Even then, that doesn’t explain stories of giant sea monsters accosting ships.

          >NOOO a whale could never make it to Loch Ness and show its penis to everyone NOOO Nessie isn't a cock!!
          We have documented cases of whales traveling further than this into fresh water.

          • 4 months ago
            Anonymous

            more like the cock ness monster

          • 4 months ago
            Anonymous

            >a fucking whale could make its way over 6 miles of land and then find enough food in a lake to sustain itself AND hasn't been found despite people living in the area for thousands of years

            • 4 months ago
              Anonymous

              Yes.

            • 4 months ago
              Anonymous

              Anon that is the river Ness

            • 4 months ago
              Anonymous

              It's 6 miles of water and whales travel like 40 miles every day

      • 4 months ago
        Anonymous

        Loch Ness is a lake

        https://i.imgur.com/7cswg5g.jpg

        The stories about sea krakens are most likely sailors watching giant whale penises on the surface but I do like your theory

        You mean people thinking it was a tentacle, right? Even then, that doesn’t explain stories of giant sea monsters accosting ships.

        • 4 months ago
          Anonymous

          >that doesn’t explain stories of giant sea monsters accosting ships
          Drunk bored sailors and big fish.
          You're a bunch of dudes who haven't done anything but sail across open water for days, watch after watch, and then one day you sail past a dead squid on the surface and it bumps into the boats and everyone goes "AVAST YA BLEEDIN SEA DOGS! DIDJA SEE THAT KRAKEN ATTACK THE SHIP! THANK GOD AND THE KING OUR CAPTAIN IS SUCH A FINE SEAMAN!"

          • 4 months ago
            Anonymous

            what no pussy does to a mf

      • 4 months ago
        Anonymous

        >freshwater whale
        That isn't a thing. But it could have been any whale and the photographer could just tell it was taken in loch ness.

        • 4 months ago
          Anonymous

          >That isn't a thing
          It is when your mom goes to the lake.

    • 4 months ago
      Anonymous

      Fun fact, the skin of whale dick was harvested by whalers and turned into rain slickers.
      People knew the intricacies of whales for a long time because of how useful they are as a source for all kinds of things.

    • 4 months ago
      Anonymous

      I wish my penis was a prehensile tentacle like a whale's. They're so lucky.

    • 4 months ago
      Anonymous

      How hard would be for a person to convice a whale to let said person masturbate and lick his dick
      Asking for a friend

      • 4 months ago
        Anonymous

        whale cocks are so huge that it probably wouldn't even be able to feel you touching it

        • 4 months ago
          Anonymous

          Its over

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