The Squid Files
From the deep waters of Antarctica to star attraction at Te Papa, the colossal squid has been on a long and incredible journey.
In February 2007, the crew of the San Aspiring get the surprise of their lives when they haul up a huge colossal squid on the end of a longline.
A year later, the squid attracts intense worldwide interest as scientists start to examine it.
Find out more through articles, images, and videos.