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Muggles Post Photo of Giant Squid on Google Earth, Devils Snare Found in Garden

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Posted by: sue
August 26, 2009, 07:59 AM

The Muggles have done it again! STV reports today that a search of Google Earth photos has revealed what they are calling a possible sighting of the elusive Loch Ness Monster, otherwise known as the Giant Squid in Lake Hogwarts  ;)

Also, apparently pranksters from Hogwarts may well earn the wrath of Herbology Professor Sprout as the Daily Mail reports that a dangerous Devils Snare has been found in the garden of a Muggle in Emsworth, Hampshire, England. The paper says:

"It remains a mystery as to how the plant, most commonly found in South America, appeared at Mrs Rogers' home in Emsworth, Hampshire. But she speculates it could have been spread by birds dropping seeds.

Mrs Rogers, 75, said: 'It just appeared from nowhere. We noticed it about three or four weeks ago when it was about six inches tall and we've been trying to get it identified.'Now it's about two-and-a-half to three feet high and growing madly.'It's green and has got yellowish flowers that look like trumpets but never open. The other thing about it is it's got green pods that have spines all over them."

According to the Royal Horticultural Society the seed can live dormant underground for years and germinates when the soil is disturbed.A spokesman said: 'Although quite a striking plant, it is as well to be aware that all parts - particularly the seeds - are highly poisonous."

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128 Comments

Luna_thumb
703 Points

wait.. aren’t giant squid real? they’re like deep in the pacific or atlantic or something. really deep down. or i’m going insane or something lol

Posted by LostaroundLondon**Emilie Cauldwell** on August 30, 2009, 04:29 PM report to moderator
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75566 Points

Devil’s snare and a giant squid – found at the same time? yikes

Posted by Girlraven1 on August 30, 2009, 06:35 PM report to moderator
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385 Points

LOL that is so cool! =D

Posted by MiliMalfoy [FTC!] on August 31, 2009, 07:57 AM report to moderator
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58 Points

I know, right? Don’t you love a good laugh, and I Giant Squid?

Posted by Scathach on August 31, 2009, 08:32 PM report to moderator
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16484 Points

Hahahaha Well if nothing else has, THIS proves that the Wizarding World does exist !

Posted by Vicky Granger [ROAR] *Prof Adrasteia Andraste* on September 01, 2009, 10:21 AM report to moderator
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1746 Points

Hahaha :)

Posted by on September 02, 2009, 07:53 AM report to moderator
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6690 Points

lol! hogwarts is real, why is everyone laughing haahahah, nessyyyyyyy is gonna get you

Posted by levi-OH-sa, not levio-SA [neville♥myhero] on September 09, 2009, 07:52 PM report to moderator
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214 Points

aha… though i am just a bit late that is to funny

Posted by samhinrichs678 (WBM) on October 07, 2009, 06:27 PM report to moderator
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