Humboldt squid, also known as jumbo squid or jumbo flying squid, are known to be aggressive and curious creatures. They are commonly found in the eastern Pacific Ocean, from California to Chile. Recently, a man on a paddleboat in the waters of the Pacific had a close encounter with one of these creatures.
The man, who wishes to remain anonymous, was out for a peaceful paddle in the ocean when he noticed a large shadow in the water. As he got closer, he realized that it was a Humboldt squid, and it was climbing up the side of his paddleboat. The man was both amazed and scared at the sight.
In the video, the squid can be seen using its tentacles to climb up the side of the paddleboat, while the woman can be heard saying, “Oh my God, this thing is climbing up my boat”.
Humboldt squid are known to be curious creatures and will often approach boats and divers. They are also known to be aggressive and have been known to attack divers, but this is not common.
This encounter with the Humboldt squid serves as a reminder of the diverse and intriguing creatures that inhabit the ocean. It also highlights the importance of being aware of one’s surroundings when out on the water, as well as the importance of respecting marine life and not disturbing them.
In conclusion, Humboldt squid are known to be curious, aggressive and curious creatures, but the incident of climbing up a mans paddleboat is quite rare, however, it’s important to always be aware of one’s surroundings when out on the water, and to respect marine life by not disturbing them.