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Bizarre 'life form' caught on camera in Taiwan


Posted on Tuesday, 29 August, 2017 | Comment icon 20 comments

What the heck is this thing ? Image Credit: YouTube / Huang Meilan
A strange 'creature' made up of a tangle of black vines has been filmed thrashing around on the ground.
The organism, which was recorded by Huang Meilan in Hsinchu, Taiwan, appears to consist of a mass of black vine-like appendages that are able to move independently of one another.

In the video these can be seen undulating and wriggling around in a highly disconcerting manner.

"I found this on the ground and it caught my eye," said Huang. "It was so strange and people said different things about it. But I wanted to know what it actually was."

One possible explanation is that the 'creature' is actually a tangled up mass of horsehair worms.

Some Internet users have even taken to describing it as an "alien life form".


Source: News.com.au | Comments (20)

Tags: Taiwan, Creature

Recent comments on this story
Comment icon #11 Posted by AstralHorus on 29 August, 2017, 22:56
Definitely horse hair worms. Probably mating as stated before. Can't some worms get some privacy?
Comment icon #12 Posted by seanjo on 30 August, 2017, 0:11
Yeah, I'm going along with that.    
Comment icon #13 Posted by Matt221 on 30 August, 2017, 10:28
They're just plain weird,fascinating but not if you're that particular earwig 
Comment icon #14 Posted by BeastieRunner on 30 August, 2017, 15:33
They are apparently parasites. Also, as another poster showed, DO YOU WANT TO BECOME VENOM!? Haha!
Comment icon #15 Posted by pallidin on 30 August, 2017, 15:37
Now that's just friggin' creepy.  
Comment icon #16 Posted by DieChecker on 31 August, 2017, 10:44
I'm going to agree with you Paranormaly... The bent bits look dried out, and not like an actively mating worm. Worm trapped in some kind of netting.
Comment icon #17 Posted by Calibeliever on 31 August, 2017, 20:24
Creep-o-meter pegged. 
Comment icon #18 Posted by DragonFire22 on 5 September, 2017, 4:02
video got deleted
Comment icon #19 Posted by capeo on 6 September, 2017, 2:36
Adult horsehair worms shouldn't be outside of water. At least no species I'm aware of. It looks like a mating ball somehow got stuck on shore. In most species the females are much larger than the males. It looks the males died and dried out but there's a larger female or two still alive in there. Just a guess. 
Comment icon #20 Posted by MissJatti on 9 September, 2017, 13:39
To me just a normal animal or insect tangled up in many many things, probably human litter 


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