A good one from last month we missed.
The skeletal remains of this mysterious creature were found at the confluence of the Willamette and Columbia Rivers in the wild and fairly untamed waters on the edge of Portland.
As there are two sites along the Columbia where nuclear production has taken place, the idea must be considered that the creature’s remains are the product of toxic influence. For decades, Plutonium for nuclear weapons was produced at the Hanford Site, which is now known to be the most contaminated nuclear site in the United States.
Credit: Scott Mardis on MonsterTalk Facebook group
The consensus appears to be white sturgeon or possibly sea lion. An expert should be able to tell – there is a huge difference between fish and mammal. But, WHY do people first jump to the conclusion that it’s some mutant?