[Encounters] Sightings rare but giant squid part of SA's marine heritage - aquarium curator - CapeTalk

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Tissue samples from the giant squid that washed up on Kommetjie Beach over the weekend have been taken for DNA analysis.

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From IOL:

Residents of Kommetjie, beach visitors, and conservation groups were left in awe over the weekend after the carcass of a rare giant squid washed ...

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The Wildlife team at the Cape of Good Hope SPCA was called to the rescue, but not much of the squid (now determined to be a female) was left. But why ...

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From mg.co.za:

The second giant squid to wash up on Western Cape beaches in two years was cut into chunks before it could be removed for observation.

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From Live Science:

Residents of Kommetjie, South Africa were treated to a rare sight this weekend: a giant squid measuring 11.5 feet (3.5 meters) long.

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