Pakistani fisherman pulled out a giant, dead whale shark from the Arabian Sea today at a port near the city of Karachi after it had been seen floating for 10 days.
The Daily Mail reports that the shark measures 40 feet -- the largest whale shark on record is 41 feet long -- and it took two cranes to remove the eight-ton beast from the water.
Watch as the fisherman struggle to lift the shark:
International Business Times reports that the carcass was sold for about $18,750.
The whale shark is a filter feeder, meaning it feeds on plankton and other fish that could swim into its gaping mouth. For this reason, the Daily Mail points out, the massive fish isn't usually a threat to humans.