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    Quote Originally Posted by JohnHowellsTyrfro View Post
    You probably have to be British and old to get this one.

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    Or American and old. "The Prisoner" was quite popular here as well when it was shown in the 60's and it developed an almost cult like following. Be seeing you.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Kale View Post
    The massive size is due to a small amount of a chemical released by the animal that turns the water into a gel, forming a protective sac for the eggs.
    Article in English: http://sciencenordic.com/what-are-th...alls-jelly-sea

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    Here is a picture of a squid with its egg case. These eggs look a little more densely packed; probably a different type, but it gets the point across.

    https://www.sciencefriday.com/wp-con...brooding-2.jpg

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    Quote Originally Posted by GoldenHind View Post
    Or American and old. "The Prisoner" was quite popular here as well when it was shown in the 60's and it developed an almost cult like following. Be seeing you.
    "I am not a number" John

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    Same story, this time featured in the state media NRK:
    https://www.nrk.no/hordaland/na-vil-...et_-1.13669207

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    A helpful National Geographic article from 2015: http://news.nationalgeographic.com/2...imals-science/

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