gigantic octopus

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  • Info An unknown species of gigantic octopus has been hypothesised as a source of reports of sea monsters such as the lusca, kraken and akkorokamui as well as the source of some of the carcasses of unidentified origin known as globsters like the St. Augustine Monster.
  • The "Sea Monster" is a gigantic octopus appears briefly at the beginning, taking down a Royal Navy treasury ship.
  • The tremors are found not to be caused by an earthquake, but by a gigantic octopus that has been dormant for centuries.
  • The four review a videotape recorded during MacNeil's submarine voyage, finding images of both the megalodon and a gigantic octopus.
  • When the scheme of the Consolidated Companies first became known, it was bitterly opposed by the public, who saw in it nothing other than a new and more gigantic octopus, to feed upon its very life-blood. Cited from The Lever, by William Dana Orcutt
  • Namor used the Kraken, a gigantic octopus, to defeat his foe.
  • Pliny used to recount the destruction accomplished by a gigantic octopus in the vivarium of the Mediterranean. Cited from Mare Nostrum (Our Sea), by Vicente Blasco Ibanez
  • They are not to be confused with the known giant Pacific octopus, which is a member of the genus Enteroctopus, and can grow to a total length of more than, The gigantic octopus is assumed to be much larger.
  • He felt as though a monster of the same class as those in the tank but much larger -- a gigantic octopus from the oceanic depths -- must have slipped treacherously behind him and was clutching him in one of its tentacles. Cited from Mare Nostrum (Our Sea), by Vicente Blasco Ibanez
  • A gigantic octopus has been proposed as an identity for the large carcass, known as the St. Augustine Monster, that washed up in St Augustine, Florida in 1896.
  • While the gigantic octopus goes into the waters near the Washington Monument, Amelia flies Larry and the New York exhibits back to the Natural History Museum before flying to Canada, knowing that she will turn to dust at sunrise if she does not return to the Smithsonian.
  • Even though the sea presents us from time to time with strange and astonishing phenomena, the idea of a gigantic octopus, with arms 75 to 100 feet in length and about 18 inches in diameter at the base -- a total spread of some 200 feet -- is difficult to comprehend.
  • Larry escapes from the Egyptian troops with the help of General George Armstrong Custer (Bill Hader) while releasing the other artifacts in storage including a gigantic octopus, but Armstrong is captured.
  • The St. Augustine Monster is the name given to a large unidentified carcass, originally postulated to be the remains of a gigantic octopus, that washed ashore on the United States coast near St. Augustine, Florida, in 1896.