Weird Beach Find: A Giant Eyeball
From a whale maybe? Florida officials trying to figure it out
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted Oct 11, 2012 5:30 PM CDT
Updated Oct 14, 2012 8:51 AM CDT
This photo made available by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission shows a giant eyeball found at Pompano Beach, Fla.   (Carli Segelson)

(Newser) – It's not that body parts never wash ashore on Florida beaches. But usually it's not an eye the size of a softball. State wildlife officials are trying to determine the species of a blue eyeball found by a man at Pompano Beach, north of Fort Lauderdale. They put the eyeball on ice so it can be analyzed at the Florida Fish and Wildlife Research Institute in St. Petersburg. Possible candidates include a giant squid, a whale, or some type of large fish.

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miamisun
Oct 14, 2012 1:38 PM CDT
It's from a giant squid, I done seen em
Vincebus
Oct 14, 2012 12:35 PM CDT
Ya'll remember the giant squid that Cpt. Nemo 'n the crew of the Nautilus battled....? Well, there's the proof!
Mr_Joshua
Oct 14, 2012 10:08 AM CDT
Eye've been looking for that. And you can call me...........Blind Freddie