28-foot Giant Squid on Display

March 1, 2006

squidA rare 28-foot giant squid was caught by a trawler off of the Falkland Islands. The creature, which is one of the sea beasts of mariner lore, is due to be displayed in the London Natural History museum. Link to a photo of the massive creature in its display case.
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Related Links:

  • Slate article on the first sighting of a live giant squid by Japanese scientists (Sept. 28th, 2005)
  • National Geographic article on the first sighting of a live giant squid by Japanese investigators (Sept. 27th, 2005)

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