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Guiness world records needs photos

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Just seen this request by the Guiness World Records people for photos of the Vampire squid. A chance for someone to earn a £100.

 

The request is placed at

http://www.photographersdirect.com/sellers...rs/requests.asp

 

Request ID: 2380

Request Date: 20 January 2005

Deadline: 25 January 2005

Request Subject: The Vampire Squid

Request: Vampyromorpha

Vampyroteuthis infernalis

Vampyroteuthidae, Vampyroteuthis, The Vampire Squid

 

"I urgently need an image of the Vampire Squid for use in the next edition of Guinness World Records 2006. It holds the record for largest eye to body ratio so an image showing the eye would be good but I will look at anything

 

Budget: Inside, 1/4 page: UK£100 (1/4 page, inside book, magazine or brochure)

 

Notes on Budget:

Use: editorial

Relevant Categories: Animals, Exploration, Sport, Wildlife,

Relevant Locations: "

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That's a deepwater species so it will be hard to find a diver taken image.

 

Surely Guiness have made some sort of mistake, though:

 

Monsters-Inc.jpg

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I knew it was a deep water critter, but i did wonder if it surfaced during nights or at breeding times.

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