Mini Believe It or Not –

When a Giant Squid eats, its food passes through its brain!

  • The Giant Squid doesn’t have teeth
  • Their entire digestive tract is a one-way path
  • Giant Squids have a donut-shaped brain
  • The food passes through the esophagus which goes through the donut-hole in their brains
Giant Squid

Giant Squid VS Sperm Whale|CC Mike Goren

Mini BION Extras

  • The right eye of a giant squid is four times larger that the left
  • The giant squid keeps growing as long as it lives
  • A sperm whale can eat more than one ton of giant squid every day


“BIONs” – short for Believe It or Not – is the word we use at Ripley’s to refer to anything that is unbelievable and worthy to become part of Ripley’s lore and collection.