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Mysterious ‘horned’ sea monster washes ashore in Spain

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posted on Aug, 21 2013 @ 10:20 PM
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Originally posted by NowanKenubi
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lol I followed your link!

I would never try to eat a half-eaten unknown fish!


But I would have kept a piece for scientists to analyze tho.


eat it. I did and look how i turned out.
it tasted like chicken.
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posted on Aug, 22 2013 @ 03:56 AM
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The horned bit does not belong to the oarfish. Notice there are no detailed photo of the head, yet there is a reason for that... suckers.



posted on Aug, 22 2013 @ 07:17 AM
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I'd say almost 100% that it is an oarfish .



posted on Aug, 22 2013 @ 09:02 AM
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I have slain the lake dragon!



posted on Aug, 22 2013 @ 09:19 AM
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It looks like a dragon. Pretty interesting post, whatever it is.



posted on Aug, 22 2013 @ 10:05 AM
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Originally posted by BABYBULL24
Found this on Yahoo - pretty strange looking creature.

"A mysterious sea creature featuring what appear to be horns on its head was discovered in the advanced stages of decomposition along the shoreline of Luis Siret Beach in Villaricos, Spain, on Thursday.

A woman first discovered the head and then found the body farther down the beach, according to ThinkSpain.com. The entire carcass with the head stretched 13 feet."

Sea Creature












He's real!




posted on Aug, 22 2013 @ 10:13 AM
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Hmm, Not Mammal i don't think.
Looks to me like a severely decomposed sharks carcass.
The 'Head' section I don't think is the head or 'Horns', They appear to be soft cartilage that has dried out in the sun, stiffened to a protruding position. Possibly the remains of a rib cage.




An Oarfish's skeletal structure in much more delicate. Much smaller bones in the tail.
The pictures show large bones structure associated with a tail fin.


Just my 2 penneth worth :-)
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posted on Aug, 22 2013 @ 10:14 AM
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This "Sea Monster" is a Shark Skeleton not an Oarfish.

www.livescience.com...
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posted on Aug, 22 2013 @ 01:14 PM
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experts are saying that it is either an oarfish or a thresher shark... I don't think its either. It is a leviathan.



posted on Aug, 22 2013 @ 03:16 PM
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Originally posted by shells4u
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Could that be the inside of a sea animal like a spinal column??? Things look strange when its in the decaying process...



This is the first thing i thought when i looked at it after a while. But we know nothing of the total amount of creatures that inhabit the sea; more species seem to be discovered every few years anyway. So it could be a spinal column, or a dead Gyradose...



posted on Aug, 22 2013 @ 08:12 PM
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It would be a lot cooler if it were a sea monster though.



posted on Aug, 22 2013 @ 09:53 PM
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I'm going to guess some sort of whale. The horns are just it's jaw; it's upside down.



posted on Aug, 23 2013 @ 01:31 AM
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It is an Oarfish. They get huge. The skin and lower body are correct. The head is missing and the 'horns' are the cartilage from it's front small pectoral fins.



posted on Aug, 23 2013 @ 09:47 AM
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I'm going with Frilled Shark. I say this because the "horns" look to me like a decomposed jaw. The fish is twisted or laying in a way that puts the top of its head on the ground and its jaw pointing upwards like horns. After the flesh decomposed the boney parts were exposed.

I think the Frilled Shark is more likely than the Oarfish simply because of the size of the jaw.





posted on Aug, 23 2013 @ 10:52 AM
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This looks like the shed skin of a big nymph dragonfly. It should have shed its skin and flown away. or any other creature which underwent metamorphism.



posted on Aug, 23 2013 @ 12:17 PM
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It's a partially decomposed baleen whale.. those aren't horns, they're part of its jaw.



posted on Aug, 23 2013 @ 03:00 PM
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This is very interesting! I'm not very educated on the subject, but I like Pistoche's theory. Could the waste from Fukushima have mutated an Oarfish this quickly? The decomposition makes it really hard to tell. Could the horns we see possibly be bones or something? Maybe that isn't the head, it just looks like it would be from the angle? I definitely wish we had more pictures. I'd love to believe it is in face a sea monster though! Great find Babybull24!



posted on Aug, 23 2013 @ 03:16 PM
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What a curious creature. Look forward to the follow ups



posted on Aug, 24 2013 @ 04:19 PM
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maybe:
"Hook Island Sea Monster"? In action?
see vid.. 1:00 - 1:22
photo taken by Robert Le Serrec 1965

during happier times...sigh... the memories...


also some pics: here

 


Originally posted by minikin84
It's a partially decomposed baleen whale.. those aren't horns, they're part of its jaw.
The baleen whale is similar, but thicker... Not thinking so.


skelton pic

jaw link number two:
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posted on Aug, 24 2013 @ 04:47 PM
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Originally posted by ZiggyMojo
I'm going with Frilled Shark. I say this because the "horns" look to me like a decomposed jaw. The fish is twisted or laying in a way that puts the top of its head on the ground and its jaw pointing upwards like horns. After the flesh decomposed the boney parts were exposed.

I think the Frilled Shark is more likely than the Oarfish simply because of the size of the jaw.

Nice find!!





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