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What would happen if you brought a giant squid up to the surface of water?
Question Date: 2012-11-23
Answer 1:

It would die. Giant squid live under tremendous pressure, and changing the pressure causes the proteins in the squid's body to start to change shape and not work anymore, basically poisoning it. Giant squid can live at the surface for a limited time, but not too long. I don't think we know how long.

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