Photo: Matthew Aplin
In the area of the new Zealand city of Wellington on the coast found a huge dead squid. This publication reports The New Zealand Herald.
Carcass cephalopod mollusk found brothers Daniel, Jack and Mother Aplin (Daniel, Jack, Matthew Aplin), pozyskiwanie place for spearfishing. On the way back they stopped and took pictures next to it, and then measured with a tape measure.
According to Daniel, it seemed to him that the squid is a little reduced in size until they were not. Despite this, his length was 4.2 meters. The brothers did not notice wounds on him, indicating that squid killed another animal.
The representative of the new Zealand Ministry of environmental protection suggested that the clam was the giant squid, or architeuthis, not the Antarctic deep-sea squid in Te Papa-Tongarewa in Wellington, where the remains of the largest animal of this species ever caught people having a length of 4.2 meters. Length giant squid is 13 meters.
In April it was reported that fishermen from the Philippine Islands to Sibutu caught squid with a length of 2.5 meters. Local residents took photos of the giant in mobile phones and compared its size with the human growth.
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