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Image 1 - Disproportionate Eyes Help Giant Squids Avoid Predators
2012-03-16 04:37:46

Researchers from Swedish and American universities say that they have solved the mystery as to why giant and colossal squid have such enormous eyes, and perhaps unsurprisingly, the oversized ocular orbits are essentially a defense mechanism.

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2008-04-30 12:10:00

Researchers at the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa reported the eye size of the world’s largest squid, adding that they may be the largest animal eyes ever discovered.

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2008-04-28 16:05:00

Scientists in New Zealand have begun thawing a colossal squid specimen on Monday in hopes to learn more about the rare and mysterious ocean creatures.

2005-09-28 06:30:19

By Takanori Isshiki TOKYO (Reuters) - The first photographs of a live giant squid -- one of the most mysterious creatures in the deep ocean -- suggest it is a more active creature than previously thought, a Japanese scientist said on Wednesday.


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