Giant Squid (Architeuthis)

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Will it be preserved and go to a museum?
It's been recovered by a South African museum ...

After uploading a few images to social media, Grosse ... was able to connect with Wayne Florence, curator of marine invertebrates at Iziko Museums of South Africa. Florence and his team collected the squid and are now storing it at a freezer facility until they can properly study its DNA and anatomy once the COVID-19 lockdown ends, according to a statement from the museum. ...

The newfound squid will be the 20th in the collection at Iziko, which has the largest collection of giant squid in Africa. Iziko's largest squid is 30.5 feet (9.3 m) long, or more than twice the length of its latest addition, the museum noted in the statement.
https://www.livescience.com/giant-squid-found-south-africa.html
 

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No no no, mighty Cthulhu is sending them, as a warning. Haven't you been experiencing the strange dreams at night like the rest of us?
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