Saturday, May 26, 2018
Contact us    |    Advertise    |   Help    |   Cookie Policy    |   Privacy Policy    RSS icon Twitter icon Facebook icon
    Home  ·  News  ·  Forum  ·  Stories  ·  Image Gallery  ·  Columns  ·  Encyclopedia  ·  Videos
Find: in

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 


Please Login or Register to post a comment.


  On the forums
Forum posts:
Forum topics:
Members:

6189676
263319
175300

 
Huge canyons discovered beneath Antarctica
5-25-2018
Giant troughs running for hundreds of kilometers have been found deep beneath the ice at the South Pole.
Canberra man falls victim to 'curse of Uluru'
5-25-2018
A man who took home a piece of Australia's famous Ayers Rock believes that he has fallen under its curse.
Woman to become world's oldest mother at 70
5-25-2018
A mother-of-seven in Mexico has claimed that she is six months pregnant with her eighth child at the age of 70.
New tests cast doubt on 'impossible' EmDrive
5-24-2018
Researchers in Germany may have found an explanation for the thrust produced by the controversial drive.
Featured Videos
Gallery icon 
The Galton Board
Posted 5-25-2018 | 0 comments
How do the balls in a Galton Board end up forming a seemingly pre-determined pattern?
 
Can an artificial intelligence really think ?
Posted 5-22-2018 | 9 comments
AI computer systems may be intelligent, but can they ever be truly self-aware ?
 
Where are all the B batteries ?
Posted 5-20-2018 | 3 comments
Batteries such as AA and AAA are common, but where are all the other letters ?
 
Meerkats caught in a dust storm
Posted 5-15-2018 | 1 comment
This group of meerkats in the Kalahari desert must split up to hide and survive the storm.
 
10 times Michio Kaku blew our minds
Posted 5-12-2018 | 2 comments
A look at some of theoretical physicist Michio Kaku's most mind-bending arguments.
 
 View: More videos
Stories & Experiences
Mystery bristle brush
5-9-2018 | Whittier, U.S.A.
 
Dreams and clues to the future
3-31-2018 | Philippines and Germany
 
Black cloaked figure
3-31-2018 | Carlisle, Cumbria, England
 
Three knocks
3-8-2018 | Canada
 
Two shadows of me
3-8-2018 | Bellflower, LA
 
I think I know what I saw
3-5-2018 | Near Sultan, Washington
 
Ghost, or something else ?
3-5-2018 | Ohio, USA
 
 
Black hole in Bismarck
2-14-2018 | Mandan
 
 

         More stories | Send us your story
 
Top   |  Home   |   Forum   |   News   |   Image Gallery   |  Columns   |   Encyclopedia   |   Videos   |   Polls
UM-X 10.7 Unexplained-Mysteries.com © 2001-2018
Terms   |   Privacy Policy   |   Cookies   |   Advertise   |   Contact   |   Help/FAQ