We love tales about monsters.
Especially monsters that dwell in the dark, and have only been glimpsed alive in grainy, murky pictures or videos. But recent footage of the legendary giant squid — including a new video captured during a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) expedition on June 19 — shows the elusive cephalopods likely aren’t beasts of horror. They’re a somewhat cautious, though huge, deep sea species.
“When we think of the giant squid we think of the Kraken dragging sailors to their deaths and images of doom,” said marine biologist Nathan Robinson, who helped seek out and find the recent giant squid. Read more…
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