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Tag: Giant Squid

Life Noggin: What’s Hiding Deep Within The Ocean?

Our planet is covered in water, but strangely enough, we still don’t know so much about it! What’s hiding deep within the Earth’s oceans?

CNN: Giant squid surfaces in Japanese harbor

Spectators on a pier in Toyama Bay in central Japan were treated to a rare sighting of a giant squid. Footage provided by Diving Shop Kaiyu.  

American Museum of Natural History: Shelf Life | Voyage of the Giant Squid

In this American Museum of Natural History episode of their series “Shelf Life”, we get to see how they transported a giant squid from New Zealand to New York. Curator Neil Landman tells the tale of a sizable specimen’s journey to the collections at the American Museum of Natural History, and Curator Mark Siddall explains …

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Smithsonian: Something Ate This Shark…But What?

The film crew tags a number of great white sharks to study their movement patterns along Australia’s coast. When one of the devices washes ashore, could a orca whale be to blame? Or perhaps a sperm whale, or even a giant squid?  

Edith Widder: How we found the giant squid

FILMED FEB 2013 • POSTED MAR 2013 • TED2013 Humankind has been looking for the giant squid (Architeuthis) for a very long time, but the elusive deep-sea predator could never be caught on film. Now, oceanographer and inventor Edith Widder and her team captured the giant squid on film for the first time.