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Does the giant squid have any enemies?

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Sperm whales are the only known regular predator of giant squids (and are really great at finding them too). Juvenile giant squids are prey to smaller whales, such as pilot whales, deep-sea sharks and other predatory fish. ... Giant squids do have a few tricks to try to avoid predators.

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