On This Day in Weird, January 27...
1963: A resident of Cold Springs, Calif., phoned sheriff's deputies to report a Bigfoot sighting. Officers responding to the call heard "horrible screams" in the nearby woods, but saw nothing.
1999: A trawler in New Zealand waters (44°20.5′S 177°08.8′W), nets a giant squid at a depth of 504 meters.
2000: Another fishing crew off New Zealand (44°21.19'S 175°05'–174°34'E) hauls up a giant squid 21 feet 2 inches long, from a depth of 615 meters, later claiming that it "lost seven feet of its length through drying out."
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