World's Largest Squid (to be cut for scientific research)

Almost one year ago, fishermen off the coast of Antarctica accidentally caught the squid in a net while catching a Patagonian toothfish, The squid was busy at eating a hooked toothfish when it was hauled from the deep.

Here is the photo of this 1,089-pound giant colossal squid, known as the world's largest. It is currently in the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa and you can watch the dissection of this long Colossal Squid live between 28 – 30 April.

It will be released also the footage of thaw process by Discovery Channel in late 2008.


 
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