Giant Squid: Searching for a Sea Monster



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Describes the science of the giant squid and the challenges in finding and learning about this cephalopod.

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This sea monster is real. It lurks in the freezing black depths of underwater canyons. Nearly 50 feet long, it hunts with its long arms and tentacles. Its powerful suckers leave giant round scars on those that live through a battle with it. But this enormous beast, with its huge, strange eyes, remains hidden from humans. We rarely see it and know little of its ways. What is this monster? The giant squid. This famed member of the cephalopod group has a history of frightening fishermen, starring in fictional adventure tales, and keeping scientists guessing. What is the story of this mythic creature? Why is it so hard to study? What secrets does it keep? Clyde Roper, ocean scientist and squid expert, has been seeking this secretive creature for decades. Come along as he and other researchers unravel its mysteries.

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ISBN13: 9781429680233

Publisher: Capstone Press

Publication Date: Jan-2012

Pages: 48

Lexile Level: 1090

Ages: 09 - 10