Giant Squid Washes Up on Aussie Beach

Last year, we ran a link to a story reporting that a giant squid measuring 8.62 meters long (about 28 feet) was caught by fishermen off the Falkland Islands. With this recent one's tentacles having been badly damaged, a precise measurement was impossible. But one thing is for sure, said Tasmanian Museum senior curator Genefor Walker-Smith: "It's a whopper."