Rare photos of giant squid

Thursday 19th January 2023

Two Japanese divers recently managed to capture rare photos of Giant squid Swimming 2.5 meters off the western coast of the Japanese archipelago, they described their experience as “exciting”.

the Yosuke Tanaka and his wife, Miki, diving instructors in Toyooka, Hyogo Prefecture, in the west JapanThey are alerted by a tackle seller, who has seen a giant squid near the surface of the sea in a bay, and sets out by boat to find it near a rocky shore.

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Jonathan Downes
Cryptozoologist, naturalist, musician, singer, composer, poet, novelist and Director of the Centre for Fortean Zoology since 1992. Jon was born in Portsmouth in 1959 and spent his infancy in Nigeria and his childhood in Hong Kong. His wife Corinna died of cancer in 2020, leaving him with two stepdaughters and a six year old granddaughter called Evelyn.