June 17, 2012

Inside Nature’s Giants: Giant Squid

cover image of Inside Nature’s Giants: Giant Squid

Veterinary scientist Mark Evans and comparative anatomist Joy Reidenberg fly to New Zealand to join a team of experts dissecting a rare specimen of giant squid and a bizarre octopus that inhabits the ocean's 'midnight zone' over half a mile deep. Once thought to be the stuff of legend, it was only in the late 19th century that the Giant Squid, the largest invertebrate in the world, was first officially recorded by scientists.