2 SquidSquid are classified as mollusks. This is the same phylum which contains clams and snails.
3 Squid have unique abilities which most mollusks lack.
4 SquidThey have the ability to change the color of their skin so it blends with the surroundings.
5 SquidThey also have the ability to squirt “ink” and escape backwards by forcing water from a siphon near the head.
6 SquidSquid are known as agile, fast predators with good eyes and a strong beak.
7 These are the largest eyes of any animal on earth! SquidThe giant squid, Architeuthis may reach well over 50 feet and have eyes larger than dinner plates!These are the largest eyes of any animal on earth!
8 Squid The beak or jaw of a squid looks much like the beak of a bird. This mouth is located at the base of the 10 arms.