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Originally posted by djusdjus
This is a colonoscopy and not a sewer.
If you don't recognize that and are over 50 years of age, then see your doctor as it's time for your check up anyway.
Originally posted by ZeroGhost
reply to post by Pocket4ce
Only one of these images even hints at what we see in the video, but without reservation I will have to dismiss these as very loose speculatory images.
As a professional "observer" of visual phenomena I cannot find any direct visual reference to the videoed pipe creatures in your pictures. The third has a general shape, but is a still and does not have any mass cohesive similarity.
I would bet someone a custom avatar that these are not worms or bacterial colonies modified or otherwise. This is something else.
Hey, I have a very good imagination and are a science illustrator and science fan, as well as a science fiction artist and avid sci-fi and horror movie fan since I was a kid 50 years ago. I cant yet connect the dots here to anything, and no one or their links have yet to impress me otherwise.
Hey, I'm open minded, but my brain doesn't fall out, because I use science as a seat belt for it.
I do keep my hand on the eject handle however.
Originally posted by jammer2012
Has any one elsa been to the sewer to confirm the video?
Originally posted by ZeroGhost
A possible classification for this strange creature so far has been elusive. I have not found any good biologists commenting in the many references to this video in a good Google search.
A good biologist, and in fact, a good scientist will not make a statement on the nature of a thing until they have good supportive science. So, barring any government or institutionally imposed news blackout I would not expect a solid answer to any of our curious queries soon, at least not in the authoritative sense.
The statements some here have found are not from good scientists unless they preface their statements with a disclaimer like, "We can't with any certainty know for sure, but it looks like...".
Now, if this is truly a new species or an environmentally tweaked known organism (modified by waterborne drugs or hormonal supplements that cannot be filtered by water treatment plants) we will hear every scientist who feels they have to justify their authority on the subject make either dismissive comments or open ended statements. Any who sound like they know, probably don't. Science is very orthodox in this way. The subject will need study in any case, unless it can be shown to be previously classified and recorded.
It might be from another eco system altogether and is an invasive species, making it unfamiliar to scientists and naturalists in the vicinity. Also, because the majority of species on Earth have yet to be classified (yea I know. Really? Yes.) there might be natural organisms we are first seeing due to conditions changing or their being pushed into civilization from other areas less explored. In this article are some possible scenarios to give you some idea how complex such phenomena are.
Deep fissures and underground networks not exposed for thousands or even millions of years could, due to seismic or similar effects have been opened to the outside environment. A river may have intruded into a section of deep caverns exposing these creatures environment to surface access.
Some deep caves have been found harboring new species that because of isolation for thousands of generations, and, the resident species have changed so significantly as to be classified a new species or in most cases a new sub species of known organisms.
Deep ocean vents where found over a decade ago to have tube worms near these very hot fissures jetting very hot and chemically caustic water and these worms where thriving. Many oceanographers where stunned.
Bacterium comprises the most biomass on Earth....