• Giant squids can grow as long as 43 feet and typically dwell in the deep sea, so sightings are extremely rare.
  • In 2012, a 12-foot giant squid was recorded in Japan for the first time.
  • Diver Akinobu Kimura swam alongside the squid in Japan’s Toyama Bay and took the footage in the video above.
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This video was originally published on February 29, 2015.