giant squid

Giant squid mania draws long lines in Japan
Visitors gaze at the specimen of a giant squid at the Shinkai exhibition at the National Museum of Nature and Science in Tokyo's Ueno district. (Minako Yoshimoto)
A legendary behemoth of the deepest, darkest parts of the ocean is all the rage in Japan, and is starting to generate interest in the United States and Europe, too.
Deep-sea giant squid captured on video for first time
A silvery giant squid is captured on video for the first time. (Provided by Japan Broadcasting Corp. (C) NHK/ NEP/ DISCOVERY CHANNEL)
A team led by Japan Broadcasting Corp. (NHK) has shot the first videos of the elusive giant squid, the largest invertebrate on the planet, in its natural environment.
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