Three extremely rare fossil specimens of an extinct squidlike animal provide new evidence of the creature's body structure, and suggest that it may have been a swift swimmer.
A squid with shiny, bioluminescent "spotlights" tipping two of its arms confronted a remotely operated vehicle in deep ocean waters near Hawaii.
The giant beast is being housed in New Zeland and scientists hope the autopsy will help to answer some of the mysteries surrounding the colossal squid.
Lasting feelings of pain or anxiety after an injury may seem perplexing, but they serve an evolutionary purpose, research suggests.
Eyes and wings are among the most stunning innovations evolution has created. Remarkably these features have evolved multiple times in different lineages of animals.
Thank to its sharp beak, a small red squid emerged victorious after an epic hour-long battle with a much bigger owlfish, all caught on video last November in Monterey Bay, Calif.
The creature, thought to have inspired the Kraken and other mythological beasts, measures some 30 feet long and boasting 400 pounds of weight.
The females in one species of squid may have a natural defense for escaping unwanted male attention: special light-reflecting cells that can create the illusion of testes.
First-ever video footage of a deep-sea squid has revealed a feeding habit unique to the world of squid.
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