Wednesday, September 28, 2005

Giant Squid Photographed for First Time (AP)

This photo released by Dr. Tsunemi Kubodera of the National Science Museum, an 8-meter (26-foot)-long Architeuthis attacks a prey hung by a white rope, left, at 900 meters (yards) deep off the coast of Japan's Bonin islands, 1,000 kilometers (670 miles) south of Tokyo, in the fall of 2004. The camera was operated by remote control.  (AP Photo/HO,  National Science Museum)AP - The giant squid can be found in books and in myths, but for the first time, a team of Japanese scientists has captured on film one of the most mysterious creatures of the deep sea in its natural habitat.

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