Sperm Whale-Sized Calamari

(photo: B. Hooton)

Going eye to eye with this Robust Clubhook Squid is one of the many experiences that await visitors who tour Moss Landing Marine Labs.  Large squid are favorite snacks of sperm whales, as the artist’s rendering on the wall suggests.   You’ll notice that the sperm whale doesn’t have any teeth on its upper jaw.   How did MLML grad Mariah Boyle use this fact to keep the peace between villages in Fiji?  Find out in The Case of the Missing Sperm Whale Teeth!

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