Rare Sighting! - teen records rare sighting off B.C. coast - "..whisker-covered nose peeked into view.."
Ukranian teen records rare sighting off B.C. coast half a world away
"....VANCOUVER - Kirill Dudko was sitting in front of a computer in eastern Ukraine, watching a live video feed from a deep-sea, underwater camera nearly a kilometre below the surface off Vancouver Island, when the 14-year-old saw signs of life.
A hagfish — a slithery grey animal that looks like an eel — was stretched across the screen. And then, without warning, a round, whisker-covered nose peeked into view and quickly snatched the hagfish away.
The mystery predator's appearance barely lasted a second, but Dudko was intrigued. He captured a video of the incident, posted it to YouTube and then contacted the University of Victoria-based research group that runs the camera to ask an obvious question..."