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The mythological sea monster called “Kraken”
The legend may actually have originated from sightings of real giant squid that are variously estimated to grow to 13–15 m (40–50 ft) in length, including the tentacles.

Legends were varying, estimating even larger sizes, huge and fierce-looking and descriptions of a giant sea monsters that fed on whales, ships, men, and anything they could find.
was first documented in a Norwegian text from c. 1250( Konungs skuggsjá) according with it kraken was included as a cephalopods with the scientific name Microcosmus, in the first edition of his Systema Naturae (1735), a taxonomic classification of living organisms.

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