Day: June 15, 2017

Science

Carcass of mysterious creature discovered on Indonesia beach

People living near the beach on the island of Hulung Serum in Indonesia were shocked when they discovered a “giant corpse” of a mysterious animal came to shore, on 10 May. According to the information, the body was first seen by Asrul Tuanakota, 37, who also recorded several A videos and downloaded online.
A message from a Facebook Mbs Sangadji said “giant squid discovered by Asrul Tuanakota May 10, 2017, 09:00 EST The giant squid was blocked off the coast of Hulung Village, Kec Iha Huamual Kab Seram Bagian Barat … Maluku. This giant squid that measures 22 meters long, 4 m wide and weighs about 35 tonnes. It is expected that there will be research done by an institution or an associated university of the cause of the death of this giant creature.

According to residents, the creature began to “disintegrate” into the water making it red. This can also be seen in uploaded online videos. Reports also suggest that the creature was 15 meters long and weighed about 35 tons.

Although people have thought the creature could be a giant squid and a sperm, initial research suggests that it is a whale, as reported by Mashable. “[Base] in the images and videos, advanced state of decomposition is not possible to determine whether there is a humpback whale or not,” said Mashable Marcus Chua, the official museum of natural history museum Lee Kong Chian.
The giant shell of an unidentified sea creature disappeared on an island in Indonesia.

Asrul Tuanakota discovered the 15-meter-long Hulung beach body on Seram Island, and was initially thought to be a shipping container for washing or shipping.

The researchers found that the creature had died for at least three days before its arrival on the shore and the fact of blood surrounding red water, the Jakarta Globe newspaper reported.

Tourists immediately went to the beach to see the dead body, while police tried to approach the area.

Indonesia’s management of marine and coastal resources said it was likely that the corpse belonged to a humpback whale, although others have said it was more like a giant squid. The cause of his death has not yet been confirmed.

Residents of the island of Seram called on the national government to help eliminate and identify the remains of the creature when it had begun to deteriorate.

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