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Jun 28, 2011 at 12:59 PM
The unusual visit last week of two long-beaked dolphins to waters outside Olympia was just the latest in a string of strange animal sightings in and around Pacific Northwest waters.
Jun 25, 2010 at 7:03 PM
Scientists are trying to get the upper hand in the war against the aggressive Humboldt squid.
Apr 13, 2010 at 11:18 AM
Coastal fishermen are sweating over this summer’s return of giant squid because its eating habits could disrupt the fishing industry.
Feb 22, 2010 at 3:45 PM
Press release courtesy OSUToothed whales are known to form long-standing social groups – especially among females – and scientists have hypothesized that these bonds are created to fend off sub-dominant males interested in mating, and to watch after...
Dec 11, 2009 at 11:12 PM
Dozens of really large Humboldt Squid are stranding on the north coast – and they’re making a rather spectacular sight by freezing immediately on the beaches and staying intact.
Dec 11, 2009 at 12:20 PM
Beachgoers along the north Oregon coast are finding giant dead squid. Around 45 of the Humboldt squid, some as long as 5 feet, have washed up in the Seaside area since Wednesday.
Sep 22, 2009 at 6:26 PM
Like a scene from a B-grade horror film for beachcombers in Florence, the squids made their silent invasion of the Oregon Coast on Tuesday morning. Squid carcasses have dotted the sand at Heceta Beach, most of them 2 to 4 feet long.
Sep 22, 2009 at 7:12 PM
Deja Vu on Heceta beach!!

My day started by an early phone call from my friend Mary Nulty, Mary asked me to meet her at the North Jetty to view some giant squids that had washed up on the...
By richard2080
Channel: News
Sep 22, 2009 at 11:54 AM
They go by many names: Jumbo squid, Red Rockets, Red Devils, Diablos Rojos, Humboldt squid. They are known to be aggressive -- and delicious. And for some reason more and more of the squid are turning up further and further north along the Pacific Coast.
Jul 16, 2009 at 9:17 PM
Jumbo flying squid have invaded the shallow waters off San Diego, spooking scuba divers and washing up dead on tourist-packed beaches.
Oct 20, 2008 at 9:21 AM
Hundreds of 3½ foot-long squid that apparently ventured too far north in search of food have washed up on northern Oregon beaches in a rare die-off. The squid have been reported as far south as Cannon Beach; most deaths were in the Columbia River at Astoria.
Mar 28, 2008 at 9:51 AM
The razor-sharp beaks that giant squids use to attack whales - and maybe even Captain Nemo's submarine - might one day lead to improved artificial limbs for people.
Jul 25, 2007 at 7:29 AM
Jumbo squid that can grow up to 7 feet long and weigh more than 110 pounds are invading central California waters and preying on local anchovy, hake and other commercial fish populations, according to a new study.