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Softball-sized eyeball washes up on Florida beach

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Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission
MIAMI -

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 Wednesday 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.

Agency spokeswoman Carli Segelson says the eyeball likely came from a marine animal, since it was found on a beach. Possible candidates include a giant squid, a whale or some type of large fish.

Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/science/2012/10/11/softball-sized-eyeball-washes-up-on-florida-beach/?intcmp=features#ixzz295DGYfpT

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