Giant 'mystery eyeball' discovered on South Florida beach
Giant eyeball found by a beachcomber Wednesday on Pompano Beach, Fla. Credit: Carli Segelson / Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission
Carli Segelson, spokeswoman for the agency, said the eyeball is slightly larger than a baseball and presumably belonged to some kind of marine animal.
"We're hoping to determine what kind, but at this point we just don't know," Segelson said.
The eyeball is being preserved and will be delivered to the agency's research lab in St. Petersburg, where it's hoped an official identification can be made.
Meanwhile, people are making all sorts of guesses.
Sources and more information:
POMPANO BEACH (CBSMiami) - A giant blue eyeball washed ashore Wednesday in Pompano Beach. It is unknown what species the softball-size eyeball came from. Judging by the eyeball's gargantuan size, some propose it could be a giant squid or a whale. Gino Covacci spotted the eyeball Wednesday and reported it to the Florida Fish and Wildlife...
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