First Time Live Giant Squid Filmed

Humankind has been looking for the giant squid (Architeuthis) since we first started taking pictures underwater. But the elusive deep-sea predator could never be caught on film. Oceanographer and inventor Dr Edith Widder shares the key insight -- and the teamwork -- that helped to capture the squid on film for the first time. 

For a great description of the research that led up to the discovery and more fantastic footage watch marine scientists and inventor Dr Edith Ridder's excellent presentation to a TED audience:

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