This particular squid was 12.1 feet long but it can grow up to 43 feet.

Giant squid leaves everyone spellbound in Japan
news Giant Squid Wednesday, December 30, 2015 - 15:39

A giant squid in Toyama, Japan, is grabbing eyeballs with a Youtube video released on Monday, already garnering more than 5.7 lakh views so far.

The giant squid surfaced on Christmas Eve in Toyama Bay, Japan and has quickly become the cynosure of all eyes.

This particular squid was 12.1 feet long but it can grow up to 43 feet.

Giant squids are believed to be one of the largest invertebrates on earth. 

Giant squids were spotted on camera fairly recently with the first one being spotted only in 2012, during a scientific expedition.

A squid belongs to a class of invertebrates called cephalopods and has ten arms, including two long tentacles.

Here is the video.

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