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Mystery creature washes up on beach

Posted on Wednesday, 30 August, 2006 | Comment icon 56 comments | News tip by: Rick Hamell


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"A series of pictures showing a mysterious creature some are describing as a "Plesiosaur" has been stirring up interest."

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Comment icon #47 Posted by frogfish on 2 September, 2006, 16:44
The reason the coelacanth is often referred to as the "living fossil" is because it has remained unchanged in appearance for millions of years. Those found alive today still look like those in fossils millions of years old. Evolution is usually a result of environment and necessity. In the case of the coelacanth, it likely remained unchanged simply because it had no need to change. Its environment has remained for the most part unchanged. The same could conceivably be true for other aquatic creatures, such as the icthyosaurs. There may be other creatures that did not change much if at all, sim... [More]
Comment icon #48 Posted by rhyknow on 2 September, 2006, 20:18
So, does anyone actually know what it is yet? IMO it cant be an orca, because as far as i know, they don't have that sort of skeleton... the skull is too elongated, orca skulls are more stubby...
Comment icon #49 Posted by Orion437 on 3 September, 2006, 15:41
Its a Beluga whale, they are identical, also, Belugas can be found in the coastal waters where this skeleton was found: http://es.wikipedia.org/wiki/Beluga http://www.cryptomundo.com/bigfoot-report/...an-plesiosaur2/ http://www.cryptomundo.com/bigfoot-report/...an-plesiosaur3/
Comment icon #50 Posted by Dark_Ambient on 3 September, 2006, 18:54
That settles this debate once and for all. Thanks for the Blade Runner movie quote. I never quite understood some of the words Rutger Hauer said at the end of that movie.
Comment icon #51 Posted by thecreeper on 3 September, 2006, 19:57
Are you serious? It's a whale, period! and your know this for sure how??
Comment icon #52 Posted by frogfish on 3 September, 2006, 20:25
and your know this for sure how?? 1. Because the skeletons are identical 2. it's common sense 3. I'm always right 4. You're not
Comment icon #53 Posted by thecreeper on 3 September, 2006, 20:38
1. Because the skeletons are identical 2. it's common sense 3. I'm always right 4. You're not first no they aren't 3 and 4 are just plain egomanicish,
Comment icon #54 Posted by frogfish on 4 September, 2006, 1:48
I think you missed the sarcasm
Comment icon #55 Posted by thecreeper on 4 September, 2006, 1:56
I think you missed the sarcasm no I got it but still
Comment icon #56 Posted by A+certified on 4 September, 2006, 3:14
yeah its a whale, look at the side by side skull pics


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