13-Foot Giant Squid Found Swimming in a Japanese Bay …And It’s Caught on Cam!

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The giant squid used to be a myth about the animal kingdom, much like the  Loch Ness monster or Nessie. But back in 2004, Japanese researchers encountered and took pictures of a giant squid in its natural habitat, and since then, sightings have happened more frequently.

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Just this week, another giant squid was seen in Toyama Bay in Honshu, Japan. This is a very elusive creature, but there were several eyewitnesses who were able to capture footage of beast when it swam near the surface.

 

 

Look at this video of the very rare amazing giant squid:

 

 

This squid is only 13 feet long, so that is small considering it can grow up to 43 feet in length.

 

 

This is footage from YouTuber fukusuke234:

It’s a mystery why the squid ventured out into the bay that day. They normally spend their time hundreds of feet below the surface, so it was an extremely rare treat to see it.

 

 

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