Can a colossal squid eat a whale?


Colossal squids or giant squids can tangle whales to death but they do not eat them. In 1965, a Soviet whaler observed a battle between a 40 ton sperm whale and a squid. In this situation neither was victorious and the strangled sperm whale was found floating in the sea with the squid's tentacles enfolded around its throat. The squid's detached head was then found in the stomach of the whale.
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