Friday 23 August 2013

not a sea monster!

'Sea serpent' on Spanish beach most likely oarfish
ALMERIA, Spain, Aug. 22 (UPI) -- A large fish found dead and rotting on a beach in Spain was probably an oarfish, the animal that gave rise to sea serpent legends, scientists say.The strange creature, between 12 and 15 feet long, was discovered by swimmers in Villaricos, a village on the Mediterranean in the southern province of Almeria, Euro Weekly News reported Thursday. Police officers cordoned off an area around the fish and called in experts from two environmental agencies.

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