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Scientists defrost and dissect one of the sea's rarest creatures: A colossal squid

WELLINGTON, New Zealand — It was a calm morning in Antarctica’s remote Ross Sea, during the season when the sun never sets, when Capt. John Bennett and his crew hauled up a creature with tentacles like fire hoses and eyes like dinner plates from a mile below the surface. 436 more words


WATCH: Colossal squid autopsied in New Zealand

Squid experts in Wellington, New Zealand thawed and examined an unusual catch on Tuesday — a colossal squid.

Frozen for eight months, researchers used a forklift to manoeuvre the 350 kilogram creature into a tank. 226 more words


colossal squid!

hello from deep in squidland… today we have some very big (colossal even), exciting stuff going on.  in just a few hours we’re examining a new colossal squid specimen at the museum of new zealand te papa tongrarewa, and you can watch it live… 19 more words