The Colossal SquidTe Ngū Tipua
Meet the only colossal squid on display in the world. Find her in the Te Taiao | Nature exhibition.
Te Taiao | Nature, Level 2
It’s the biggest colossal squid ever caught! Find it in the Ngā Kaitiaki | Guardians area in Te Taiao | Nature.
Colossal squid, the most massive invertebrates on the planet, make their home in the cold depths of the Southern Ocean.
Watch a video about how our specimen got from Antarctica to Te Papa, and learn about its bizarre anatomy – touch models of its beak and a tentacle hook.
Download a map of Te Taiao | Nature (2.03 MB)