The turtle, measuring almost 7 feet, washed up at a beach in Calella, nearly 60 kilometres from Barcelona. The creature was so big, officials had to call an excavator to lift the creature.
The reptile, identified as a leatherback sea turtle, was reportedly in its advanced stage of decomposition. It has been sent to the veterinarian department of Autonomous University of Barcelona for autopsy.
The size of the ginormous turtle has made it a hit on social media with several videos floating around.
Leatherback sea turtles are the largest of all turtles. They can grow upto 7 feet in length and weigh upto 900 kilos. The one found in Spain weighed approximately 200 kilos, reported Radio Calella.
Here's another video of the giant turtle
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