Giant Squid Washes up on Beach in South Africa

An amazingly intact giant squid washed ashore in South Africa and the photos have gone viral online.

The estimated 13 foot long, 660 lb squid washed ashore on a South African beach and was caught on camera by Adéle Grosse of Cape Town.

Learn more from the video below:


Another giant squid was recently seen: a juvenile giant squid estimated to be at least 12 feet tall in the Gulf of Mexico. It was spotted via a remotely operated vehicle (ROV). It was only the second time a giant squid was caught on camera in the history of ocean exploration.

Watch the video below, and learn more about the sighting here.