Giant Squid: King of the Ocean

by Moin Uddin Ahmed Tipu

EXCLUSIVE VIDEO OF GIANT SQUIDS: At last, researchers have captured footage of the giant squid – one of the most elusive creatures in the animal kingdom. How is it different from other big squid? Trace has the details.

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bert26a March 26, 2018 - 2:11 AM

Waste of time watching this video.

Wells JustGofaster March 28, 2018 - 11:58 PM

Show more Giant Squid and less of Yourself !

Michael McCarty March 31, 2018 - 10:33 AM

When you realize that this is one nope you can't kill with fire

downbey 258 March 31, 2018 - 7:40 PM

Giant Woomy!!!!!!!!!!!

El TMG April 3, 2018 - 8:24 AM

The Kraken is an oversized version of the Giant Octopus (which is believed to be a myth), the giant Squid never was related to the sea monster Kraken which supposedly pulled down ships.

freakishlyfeline April 3, 2018 - 1:38 PM

Is it just me or does it look like the squid was posing for the camera at 1:22 ? xD

x April 9, 2018 - 9:40 PM

10 seconds of footage fluffed up with some guy talking for the sake of it

Travis-Colt Gray April 13, 2018 - 3:32 PM

First of all, Whales vs Giant Squid is badass! There’s need for science, unless you want to make it more boring.

MrKyoujin April 13, 2018 - 11:40 PM

Old vid, I know – I have barely seen anything yet and need to complain:
the giant squid (Architeuthis Dux) will never reach a weight of 1 ton, that's the colossal squid (Mesonychoteuthis hamiltoni) which is a totally different animal.

Concentrated Cringe April 18, 2018 - 8:10 PM

Trace looks so young here.

Big Dik April 19, 2018 - 7:34 AM

Pls the sperm whales eat them for breakfast

Debbie Overman April 19, 2018 - 11:08 AM

So why did we have to hear you yack about nothing, and why weren't we able to see more video of the Giant Squid…complete waste of time!

woooudo May 14, 2018 - 6:09 AM

We havent seen any because those in the oceanic business r e f u s e to show any, 'All information pertaining to sea exploration has to be declassified first', These people are asswipes in this industry.

snake guy1 May 18, 2018 - 4:48 AM

I came here to see a giant squid, and all i seen was a couple sketches and 5 seconds of video of who knows what!

Keshav Poudel May 18, 2018 - 7:32 PM

yeah Mark Ruffalo

Omaha Joe May 19, 2018 - 4:23 AM

release das kraken!

Rogelio Acevedo May 19, 2018 - 7:29 AM

Megalodon would murder this squid!

Steel Beam May 21, 2018 - 3:28 AM

eyes the size of a frisbee

Fenasi Kerim May 22, 2018 - 10:09 PM

There is giant squid and there is colossal squid even bigger.

Robotic Eggs May 23, 2018 - 11:37 PM

Find the Tooth farry

Ricardo Gonzales May 24, 2018 - 3:04 AM

Colossal squid

B0YGEN1US06 2016 May 24, 2018 - 6:35 AM


Uncle B. May 26, 2018 - 11:58 AM

I’d rather see the entire clips, with you narrating, than you talking while quickly flashing said clips.

slave_no-more# May 30, 2018 - 5:05 AM

I'm freaking the f@#k out right now! Every time they show it vertical with that eye looking the way it does, my knees get weak, and I want to throw my phone, scream & run!

Roman Ramos May 31, 2018 - 2:14 AM

The collosal squid is bigger

Baron Gremlin June 1, 2018 - 6:00 PM

Deep oceans are scary man.

Being.official June 3, 2018 - 10:07 PM

Its the prey of a sperm whale so not the king.

Cormac B June 9, 2018 - 12:44 AM

The kraken was a giant octopus, not a giant squid.

Marcus olsen June 9, 2018 - 1:31 AM

did you now megeladon was 18 fet

super meat10 June 9, 2018 - 4:08 AM

Gang wars…Whales V Squids

the kekaning June 9, 2018 - 5:42 AM

bruh ya look like Jay and Rich Evans from redlettermedia had a hack fraud love child.

JavontaeeYT June 16, 2018 - 2:24 AM

Big goot

War Pappy June 17, 2018 - 5:00 AM


poobus gaming June 19, 2018 - 10:34 AM

This is gonna be some bomb ass hentai

Alejandro Sintes Ruiz de la Escalera June 19, 2018 - 11:55 PM

We can't see those Giant Squid because we live in one :3

Super saying Gogeta June 20, 2018 - 6:14 AM

Never swimming

Shoe Shooey June 25, 2018 - 12:53 PM

It’s Samsquamntch, Trace and there’s one outside my f¥<£’n shed…

Grh Haddybow August 9, 2018 - 1:48 PM

I Think you are talking about the Colossal squid not the Giant squid as the Colossal squid is like a massive Humboldt squids and the Giant squid is in way different proportions having legs way longer than it's mantel an 2 tentacles not as long as its numerous arms/legs as a colossal squid in proportion only!!!
But in overall size I think the Giant squids dwarfs the colossal Squid in every way, only in mantel size could it possibly be bigger mass than the Giant

Patrick Blanchette August 17, 2018 - 10:46 AM

King of the ocean? You do realize that Sperm Whales literally eat these guys for breakfast; their the true kings of the ocean.

Brandon Bartlemus February 13, 2019 - 7:18 AM

Gentleman, it appears we have an aquatic mop.

Helen Beale July 1, 2019 - 3:14 AM

Can we have a look at Megalodons please?

Aby Mathew July 6, 2019 - 9:20 AM

NASA and other space research agencies around the world spending billions on finding ET life forms on distant planets, while here on earth there are millions of species yet to be discovered….Why NASA is not interested in Squids..LoL
Or JPL, they could learn something from Squid proppelssion system.

imdawolfman August 14, 2020 - 7:01 PM

It would be great if you could find the, probably mythical, honest politician who cares about America and its citizens at least as much as s/he does about their paycheck or power-tripping (Mitch!) That NY cuomo guy really came through when a hero was needed, compared to what a turd-burger our conman and chief is.

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Muller de Arruda March 7, 2021 - 4:56 AM

Great white shark is the king of the ocean actually.

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Jennifer Sun July 7, 2021 - 6:06 PM

I wonder if it tastes like chicken

Juliette York July 18, 2021 - 9:36 AM

Thanks for making me have to field question from my kids, “What’s a hickey, Mom?” This is supposed to be a video for kids, you jerk.