Remarkable New Giant Squid Footage Surprises Experts

The video confirms the squid is an active hunter and has a metallic, not red, color.

Marine biologists were able to videotape an adult giant squid in its natural habitat, more than 3,000 feet beneath the ocean's surface.

A still image of the giant squid while being captured on video in its natural habitat for the first time.


Full footage of the giant squid will air on Discovery Channel's Monster Squid: The Giant is Real, which premieres Jan. 27 at 8 p.m. Eastern.

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