World's largest squid caught
Scientists stand in a thawing bath as they inspect the eye of a the colossal squid at Te Papa Museum in Wellington . The 8 metre long (26 feet) colossal squid weighs about 495 kg (1,089 pounds) and is the largest and best preserved adult colossal squid to be caught.
Doctors Tsunemi Kubodera (L) and Steve O'Shea examine a colossal squid in a thawing bath at Te Papa Museum in Wellington
Members of the media and guests watch scientists inspecting a colossal squid in a thawing bath at Te Papa Museum in Wellington
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