Giant squid to make its TV debut on Discovery Channel

WASHINGTON – After years of hunting for the elusive creature, a giant squid has finally been captured on video and will make its television debut on the Discovery Channel later this month.

Tales of the deep sea creature have been around since antiquity. The Norse legend of the Kraken and Greek tales of Scylla might have been inspired by its “razor-toothed suckers and eyes the size of dinner plates,” Discovery reports. And let’s not forget its cameo in “Clash of the Titans.” See below:

Catch Discovery Channel’s “Monster Squid: The Giant Is Real” Jan. 27 at 10 p.m., and click on the image gallery for photos.

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