Friday, March 2, 2007

Colossal Squid, Caught!

What was this creature caught in the Ross Sea of the Antarctic? It is a squid, and it is most likely the largest colossal squid ever known. The colossal squid is even bigger than the giant squid which sperm whales also love to eat. It took two hours for the crew of the ship to haul the monster aboard. The specimen is now preserved for scientific study. The photo is from

Watch a giant squid dissection on video

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