Its eye is the size of your head. It lives more than 3,000 feet deep in oceans around the world and is 30 feet long, yet it lacks a backbone. With eight arms and two tentacles, it is the origin of the myth of the Kraken.
Its only predator is the sperm whale, whose numerous battle scars show evidence of this strange, epic battle between mammal and mollusk. I speak of the giant squid.