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Giant Squid Caught Alive

A giant squid has been captured alive by a fisherman in western Japan.

Tetsuo Okamoto was harvesting turban shells at a depth of 8 meters when he saw the squid moving overhead about 300 meters off Shin-onsen Town in Hyogo Prefecture.
Okamoto tied it to his boat and took it to a port.

The mollusk is 4.13 meters long and estimated to weigh 200 kilograms. It had lost both of its longest tentacles.

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