Giant squid washes up in Kaikoura, New Zealand

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A giant squid washed up at South Bay in Kaikoura on May 13, 2015.

The monster from the deep is around 7 metres in length from top to tentacle. Huge!

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Photos of the giant skid by Kaikoura Marine Aquarium

 

It is now safe inside a freezer at the Kaikoura Marine Centre and Aquarium.

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The massive beak of the Giant Squid

After inspection, the giant squid has a body over 2 metres long, with eyes that are 19 centimetres in diameter.

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A human comparison…she is a MASSIVE specimen considering Jay lying there is 1.83m

Is this the carcass of the mysterious and legendary giant skid Architeuthis Dux?

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The mantle itself is over 2m long with a 19cm eye diameter! The longest tentacle is just a over 5m! What a beast!

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