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Archie the Giant Squid

March 1, 2006

Not to be outdone by giant owls or giant robots, a giant squid is making a big splash at London’s Natural History Museum.

Measuring nearly 30 feet in length, Archie the squid — named after the creature’s Latin name Architeuthis dux — was caught near the Falkland Islands, a chain of islands off the coast of Argentina.

Move over, Moby-Dick, you’ve got some company:

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