Giant Squid Filmed in the Wild for the First Time

© Sheryl Westleigh

Researchers from Japan’s National Science Museum have recorded a giant squid in its natural habitat for the first time ever. The team captured 400 hours of footage in their attempts to document this elusive creature, which they discovered in the north Pacific Ocean.

The footage will be broadcast on the Discovery Channel as well as several other networks around the world that helped fund the expedition.


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Steph Spencer is a freelance travel writer from Canada who has been held captive by the travel industry for over 14 years. An incurable smart aleck, notorious purple fanatic, hat person, and ukulele player of questionable abilities, Steph explores the geeky side of travel on her blog A Nerd At Large, and dispenses random quirkiness on Google+ and as @ANerdAtLarge on Twitter. She truly believes that anything is possible with enough determination and copious amounts of chocolate.

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