Never Forget Your Squid Anatomy

By Carl Zimmer | May 16, 2008 7:51 am

never forgetRachel writes, “I recently got this tattoo as a graduation present to myself. I just graduated from Florida Tech with my BS in marine biology. I’ll be moving to New Zealand in July to study giant squid with my childhood hero, Dr. Steve O’Shea.”

Carl: That’s like a physicist saying she’s going to work with Einstein. Have fun. [O’Shea on Wikipedia]

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Comments (3)

  1. KinXi hot tattoos

    aw man – this is great. That’s quite an ode to your passion! love it. Love your hero.

  2. marinebio

    OMG, i just got accepted to Florida Tech in the Marine Bio major. How is the program??? i want to go so bad!!!

  3. Marissa

    i’ve alot of tattoos myself. and this has to be one of the best thought out and done pieces. touche. good luck in new zealand.


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A blog about life, past and future. Written by DISCOVER contributing editor and columnist Carl Zimmer.

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Carl Zimmer writes about science regularly for The New York Times and magazines such as DISCOVER, which also hosts his blog, The LoomHe is the author of 12 books, the most recent of which is Science Ink: Tattoos of the Science Obsessed.


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