The underwater world still remains to be one of the world’s greatest mysteries. Even though we are now using advanced technology and high quality equipment, we are still not able to uncover each and everything that the underwater world contains.
Here are some animals that have been washed up on the beach that prove that there are still lots of things to discover under the sea:
1. Giant Creature with Bird-Like Beak
Is this a bird? It looks like it but it is definitely not one! The carcass of this weird looking creatures has been washed up along the shores of the Russian far east. It has a beak like a bird but it has the size of a dolphin.
2. The Dinosaur-Like Turtle
Do you believe in dinosaurs? If not, then what is this animal with a turtle-like shell? When this photo was posted in social media, they thought that the photo was fake. No, it is not. Further studies confirmed that this is an alligator-snapping turtle.
3. Giant Eyeball
This seemingly large giant eyeball appeared along the shores of Fort Lauderdale, Florida in 2012. They thought that there is a monster living under the see. As it turns out this eyeball belongs to a 14-pound swordfish.
4. Montauk Monster
This one have created lots of noises in the science industry. Known as the Montauk Monster, They thought that this was a decaying body of a raccoon but this theory has been abolished based on some factors.
5. Unknown Sea Monster with Sharp Teeth
This one was found along the shores of the Philippines. This monster has been washed up on the shore after the Typhoon Haiyan has devastated the country. Up until now, they have no idea what kind of animal it is.
6. Freaky Fish
This unusually large and very scary creature was found along the shores of South Carolina. After studies, it has been discovered that it is the decaying body of a very large sturgeon fish.
7. Dog-Like Monster
This mysterious creature was found in Santa Barbara and from its face, it is very easy to say that it is a dog. However, it has long claws and short arms which defeats the theory.
8. A Relative of the Dog-Like Monster
Another dog-like creature was found along the shores of a certain San Diego beach. But it has a pig-like body and very long claws. No one knows what it is until now.
9. Temuka Monster
Found along New Zealand’s Southsland is this sea monster. For many, it looks like an alien with a white blob (or tentacle, is it?) coming out from its face. It really shook the quiet small town.
10. Roch Ness Monster
Found in a place near Loch Ness, this beast or monster is quite scary. This monster is about 5-foot long and its mouth is covered with sharp teeth. This creature made people afraid as to what lurks beneath the lake.
11. Megamouth Shark
This is found in Masbate as well as Albay, both destinations in the Philippines. They call this the megamouth shark which is about 15 feet long and has about 50 rows of teeth.
12. St. Augustine Monster
This creature was found in St. Augustine Florida in 1896. Known as the St. Augustine Monster, this creature is 18 feet long and weights about five tons. After some tests, it was determined to be a sperm whale.
In 1924, it has been reported that there is a big white blob found along the shores of Margate in South Africa. This has been washed ashore for 10 days before the scientists had the chance to study it.
14. Hebrides Blob
This was discovered by Louise Whitts in 1990 at the Benbecula Beach in Scottland. The back of this white blob is lined with fin-like structures. Up until now, this creature remains unknown.
15. The Chilean Blob
This creature was found in the shores of Los Muermos, Chile. It is about 39 feet and weighs 14 tons. Based on its DNA, it looks like a sperm whale.
16. New Zealand Globster
In 1968, another blob was found washed up ashore the North Island in New Zealand. According to experts, they do not know any animals that have the same features that this creature has.
17. Alien-Looking Fish
This creature may look like a fish with its fins and tail. But the upper part of its body looks like an alien! It seems like the Long Nose Batfish but in a twisted way. This was found in a Santos beach near Sao Paolo Brazil.
So you see, we still have no idea what other types of creature is under the sea. The pictures of these creatures are quite weird and some are just downright scary and it will surely make people wonder what creatures are still down there.