Ancient serial killers of the deep. Smarter than we suspect, they strike during night storms, smashing lighthouses, carrying off luckless sailors, or pulling down entire ships. "Disastrous shipping accident," we say, "Another hurricane-related death."

Science believes that giant squid exist, but no one has ever seen one alive. Do you wonder why?

Sea" mon"ster (?). Zool.

Any large sea animal.


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