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This Rare Deep-Sea Squid Will Show You Why Humans Live On Dry Land

DECEMBER 10, 2015  —  By Mike Cahill  
Mike Cahill

Mike Cahill

Mike is ViralNova's resident Editor of the Weird. If it makes you say "OMG! That's terrible!!!" then Mike probably wrote it. Despite the subject of his articles Mike is surprisingly well adjusted. When he's not writing, he's making music, performing, and producing podcasts.

When you think about it for long enough, nothing is more terrifying than the deep, dark depths of the ocean. Who knows what sort of terrifying creatures could be hiding down there?

If you're looking for evidence of the creepy things that lurk in the deep, look no further than the video below. It features a very rare animal known as a whiplash squid, and it's so scary.

They're hardly ever seen alive by humans, but this one was caught on camera:

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(via Unexplained Mysteries)

Yep, that pretty much does it for me. I'm never going on a deep-sea expedition. If these kinds of creatures exist down there, then who knows what else might be waiting in the dark.