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Giant squid caught on video

Scientists come face-to-face with giant squid. Photo of a giant squid captured in 2004. Photo by: Dr Tsunemi Kubodera, of the National Science Museum in Tokyo, and Kyoichi Mori, of…

Jumbo squid explosion

Jumbo squid are back in the waters of Southern California and anglers are seeing an uptick in business, reports the Los Angeles Times. The newspaper notes that more than 1,000…

Squid beaks may revolutionize engineering

Squid beaks may revolutionize engineering Squid beaks may revolutionize engineering Jeremy Hance, mongabay.com March 27, 2008 Researchers uncover the secret of super-hard squid beaks. Graded beaks may revolutionize engineering When…

Giant squid found in Australia

Photo of giant squid found in Australia Photo of giant squid found in Australia mongabay.com July 11, 2007 A giant squid has washed up on a beach on the western…

Jumbo squid invasion in California

Jumbo squid invasion in California Jumbo squid invasion in California mongabay.com June 6, 2007 Thousands of Jumbo squid (Dosidicus gigas) squid are appearing off the coast of Southern California, according…

Jumbo squid and sperm whales tagged

Jumbo squid and sperm whales tagged Jumbo squid and sperm whales tagged mongabay.com March 8, 2007 Scientists have simulatenously tagged sperm whales and jumbo squid off Mexico's Pacific coast, allowing…

Photos of world’s largest squid

Photos of world's largest squid Photos of world's largest squid mongabay.com February 22, 2007 [UPDATE] Fishermen in New Zealand may have captured the largest Colossal squid ever recorded. It may…

Giant squid captured!

Giant squid captured! Giant squid captured! mongabay.com December 22, 2006 Japanese researchers captured a small female giant squid near the Ogasawara islands, 1,000 km (620 miles) south of Tokyo. The…