RARE PHOTOS: Giant Squid Eaten by Sperm Whale

 RARE PHOTOS: Giant Squid Eaten by Sperm Whale
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An 11.5-foot-long (3.5-meter-long) leftover, this giant squid arm was recovered at the surface from another sperm whale hunt on October 14, 2009, in the same place as feeding frenzy photographed underwater the next day.

At this site in 2006, a Japanese expedition had captured the first ever images of a live giant squid.

During the rare October 15 photo shoot, photographer Tony Wu was "absolutely ecstatic," he told National Geographic News. "But completely focused on making sure I got photos."

(Related: "Alien-like Squid With 'Elbows' Filmed at Drilling Site.")
—Photograph by Tony Wu, Barcroft/Fame Pictures
 
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