Tag: carcass

Not a dinosaur!

A story put forward in November (and posted to our Facebook page) is recirculating again via dubious sensationalist media reports. Is this a dinosaur? Remains of T-rex-like ‘animal’ found in Uttarakhand’s Jaspur (Dated November 17, 2017.) It’s now appearing in India Times. Same story, same carcass. An electrician from Uttarakhand found a dinosaur-like creature’s corpse with…

Charlestown beach carcass in Cornwall is a whale

A UK paper reports that a Mysterious sea creature washes up on Charlestown beach near St Austell and no one knows what it is  Chris Crane was walking on the beach in Charlestown on Monday when he came across the washed-up animal. He said he believed the creature had already been there for a few days…

Philippine globster is mass of collagen, remains from marine animal

Lots of hits for “globster” today relating to the new remains found at Dinagat Islands in the Philippines. As is typical with mystery carcass remains, people wildly speculate what it might be. It has, however, a good explanation. The remains of a large animal believed to be a sea cow washed up on the shore in…

Prehistoric-looking fish is the social media darling of NYC

We’ve gone all year without something strange washing up in New York. We had to settle with mad speculation of the Spanish sea critter (shark remains). But finally, something interesting, but not mysterious comes ashore for people to poke and prod and tweet and Instagram and Reddit. New Yorkers Dumbfounded By Huge Fish Near East…

Strange remains beach mainly in Spain (UPDATE: shark)

This is going around the mystery-mongering “weird” news sites so I guess it was time to post it here though I don’t have much to say about it. It’s a dead thing; it’s missing important parts; it’s gone now. And now the speculation begins. Inexplicata-The Journal of Hispanic Ufology: Cryptozoology: Follow Up – “A Strange and…

It may look prehistoric but, odds are, it’s just recently dead

A mystery washed up on a New Zealand shore. People seem disappointed with the truth. ‘Prehistoric animal’ mystery solved – Story – Environment/Sci – 3 News. A marine creature which washed up on a Bay of Plenty beach caused a stir with footage of the creature being posted online. Two videos of the marine creature…

Tenby mystery carcass (Update: badger?)

Not much to go on with this hairless beastie found in Pembrokeshire, U.K. Can you solve the mystery of the Beast from the East? (From Western Telegraph). This mysterious creature was washed up on Tenby’s South Beach over the weekend. “It was neither fish nor whale. It looked like a horse with claws but seemed…

Mystery skeletal remains found on Oregon shore. Assumed mutant.

Skeletal Remains of Strange Creature Found at HempStalk Festival – Salem-News.Com. 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…