Sunday, March 07, 2010

Ocean smackdown: great white shark vs. giant squid

Ocean battles are the stuff of legend, dating back to the time when seafarers worried about mythical monsters out in the unknown ocean. But here's an amazing new struggle: scientists think great white sharks migrate thousands of miles so they can dive deep and battle with giant squid.

Asked about this suggestion, a great white shark (above left) declined to comment, but then said: "what happens in the deep Pacific stays in the deep Pacific."