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SAKHALIN, Russia -- This creature was found by Russian soldiers on Sakhalin shoreline. Sakhalin area is situated near to Japan. It’s the most eastern part of Russia, almost 5,000 miles to East from Moscow.

Locals haven't been able to identify the mysterious beast. According to the bones and teeth - it is not a fish. According to its skeleton - it’s not a crocodile or alligator. It has a skin with hair or fur.

It has been said that it was taken by Russian special services for in-depth studies, and we are lucky that people who encountered it first made those photos before it was brought away.

source: http://englishrussia.com/

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I think it might of been a creature that lived in the waters in the days of the Dinos.
   comment# 1   - David · Tampa,Florida · Oct 27, 2006 @ 1:33pm

IT'S NESSIE'S COUSIN!!!! BLIMEY!!!
   comment# 2   - Alex · Reidsville, US · Nov 7, 2006 @ 4:51pm

probably a hoax
   comment# 3   - nm · Boston, MA · Nov 10, 2006 @ 7:07pm

It's the creatures from the movie "The Dark Crystal"!
   comment# 4   - Ron · Columbia, Missouri · Nov 10, 2006 @ 10:41pm

i think i might be a croc or an alligator
   comment# 5   - rachel · meridan,mississippi · Nov 13, 2006 @ 3:27pm

I hope its Barney
   comment# 6   - Mike · Cincinnati, OH · Nov 14, 2006 @ 7:04pm

i think it missing link to nessie
   comment# 7   - anthony · beckley,wv · Nov 16, 2006 @ 8:42pm

I think it might be one of the many dinosaur species that never have gone extinct. The earth is, after all, only 6,000 years old not 4.6 billion. And because of this dinosaurs are still around they are just very rare.
   comment# 8   - Jon · Anchorage Ak · Nov 18, 2006 @ 9:09am

I agree with Jon from AK, Earth is not as old as we have been taught to think. This may be a creature that lives deep, deep within the ocean and somehow made it to the surface. We have no idea what truly lurks within the ocean's deepest, darkest places.
   comment# 9   - Alyssia · Racine, WI · Nov 18, 2006 @ 11:03pm

Surely this could not be a marine mammal. http://members.shaw.ca/spyhopper/Skeletal.htm
   comment# 10   - Ryan · Flagstaff, AZ · Nov 22, 2006 @ 12:06am

Holy scat, what's that? I suppose it's a very old creature.
   comment# 11   - Garez · Porto, Portugal · Nov 22, 2006 @ 6:53pm

It's just a whale skeleton. Nothing major. The exact species i'm not sure, but look at any picture of many whale species skeleton and you can clearly see it is.
   comment# 12   - Dave · Kent, UK · Nov 27, 2006 @ 6:53am

I Think It's A Damn Mutant. Look Up Mutants On www.en.wikipedia.org
   comment# 13   - Washington Jones · Calgary,Canada · Nov 27, 2006 @ 10:17am

Its Bloody harry potter !!
   comment# 14   - chase · tallahassee · Nov 27, 2006 @ 3:03pm

damn thats some creature..yeah it probably is some weird animal that lives down in the bottom of the sea that people havent exploit it yet....
   comment# 15   - subhuman · bell gardens, los angeles · Nov 30, 2006 @ 2:28pm

It is clearly a dragon look under its chin in photo number 4 it has a beard havent you ever seen an old chinese movie with dragons lol its probaly died lost flight and landed in the russian waters
   comment# 16   - Luke · Adelaide,Australia · Dec 9, 2006 @ 9:35pm

it's nessies cousin, brother, sister, someone in the family!!!!
   comment# 17   - justin tomlin · martin, georgia, U.S. · Dec 11, 2006 @ 8:38am

I have no idea what it is, but alot of strange things have been going on lately. I wouldn't be suprised if it was a dragon or some type of alienic creature. I hope they keep us updated and not try to hide it like everything else.
   comment# 18   - Kevin Reynolds · Hiawassee Ga USA · Dec 11, 2006 @ 3:50pm

would really like to know what they find out. i home school my kids and we came across this article while looking up something else and we would love to know, what it really is. it really is very strange!!!
   comment# 19   - mary ann johnson · kansas city kansas usa · Dec 12, 2006 @ 10:24am

Perhaps it is something which was stuck in ice and unthawed due to global warming.
   comment# 20   - Shell · Louisville, Kentucky · Dec 15, 2006 @ 11:44am

How could anyone possibly believe that the earth is only 6,000 years old? That tells me there is something seriously wrong with both their education and their thought processes.
   comment# 21   - Jim Smith · João Pessoa, Brazil · Dec 16, 2006 @ 11:30am

I think it's a PLIOSAUR.
   comment# 22   - Sue Jamasem · Helmut, US · Dec 25, 2006 @ 2:03pm

The earth is proven to be older than 6,000 years old. Maybe you should not pay attention to your holy book, and pay attention to real science
   comment# 23   - steve · atlanta, GA · Dec 26, 2006 @ 10:32am

This body is only a few thousand years old. But it appears to have been locked in the ice by the look of the thing. This probably came from one of the ice shelves, which are quickly melting.
   comment# 24   - John Terry · New York, USA · Jan 1, 2007 @ 9:29am

I personally think that the creature belongs to the deep sea. After all, look at the coelacanth a prehistoric fish thought to be extinct 65 million years ago and now a living fossil, that goes to show that instead of spending billions and billions of dollars on exploring out side this planet why not spend that on exploring what is still to be a great mystery to us on our planet the depths of the sea.
   comment# 25   - sara · puerto rico · Jan 2, 2007 @ 6:23pm

Hmmmm. A creature from the Deep would not have fur or hair.
   comment# 26   - Toby · USA · Jan 4, 2007 @ 11:04am

The earth is only 6k years old? That is funny. I don't kow what it is. The photos strategically leave out any features that could lead to identification.
   comment# 27   - Don · Orlando, USA · Jan 7, 2007 @ 11:10pm

its a birdlike creature.. (looks like a vulture ^.^)
   comment# 28   - senshow · Sweden Sthlm · Jan 19, 2007 @ 7:52am

It looks like a whale's skeleton of some kind to me. No nostrils on its "snout" (as they'd be on its 'forhead'which is covered by the seaweed/skin etc) and the shape of the head really looks like a toothed whale.. and the body/tail, check out the link from Ryan · Flagstaff, AZ. Wish it was something more fantastic but I get the feeling it's.. just a very dead whale.
   comment# 29   - tam · canada · Jan 24, 2007 @ 4:41pm

I think it's a close relative of the Beluga whale. The Earth 6K old? That's a good one. The ice shelf thaw and release theory sounds feasible though. I reckon it's a whale, due to the lack of nostrils. the stuff around it isn't reliable.
   comment# 30   - Stewart · Adelaide, Australia · Jan 29, 2007 @ 8:08am

It is a beluga whale
   comment# 31   - tom deck · usa · Jan 31, 2007 @ 10:12am

It's probably another one of those "living fossil" creatures that we haven't seen a lot of. You know, we've seen coelacanths and frilled sharks...anything can happen. We could probably find that it is somehow related to the modern day beluga whale.
   comment# 32   - Bekah · Henderson, Nevada · Jan 31, 2007 @ 12:17pm

eh it doesnt matter because its not alive but it would be good to know what it is
   comment# 33   - gabriel ahnee · waipahu , hawaii · Feb 3, 2007 @ 7:28pm

i just saw a video on aol about some creature that looked kinda like that, that they found it in Japan they said that it was a very old type of shark. and the japanese people found a live one and took it in captivity, but it died a few hours after they captured it
   comment# 34   - brown · alaska · Feb 5, 2007 @ 11:12am

That's the thing that pulled the two coasties underwater.
   comment# 35   - Rob · Boston,USA · Feb 11, 2007 @ 10:51am

all i can say is it aint a croc or gator!
   comment# 36   - dom · melbourne, australia · Feb 12, 2007 @ 3:41am

it looks like a skeleton of a horse horses have long spinalcords including the tail the skull looks like a horse too
   comment# 37   - liz · san antonio tx · Feb 12, 2007 @ 10:27am

Like the other guy said looks very simillar to this http://members.shaw.ca/spyhopper/Skeletal.htm, check it out!
   comment# 38   - Elliott · Brisbane, Australia · Feb 12, 2007 @ 11:49pm

like he said it anit no croc or ali it may be a whale or some kind of prehistoric monster.
   comment# 39   - jessica gardner · williamston, nc · Feb 14, 2007 @ 4:38pm

omgosh this thing is crazy. i mean after all, there are many species out there that we have not discovered yet. but this is... wierd.
   comment# 40   - lynne · sarasota, florida · Feb 16, 2007 @ 9:43am

It is absolutly an gator or croc. look at how long it is and the mouth and skin.
   comment# 41   - Dakota conger · floris.Iowa · Feb 17, 2007 @ 1:35pm

I think its the prehistoric underwater godzilla!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I mean dude look at it what else could it beżżżżżżż if you have any other ideas let me know...........
   comment# 42   - darien · stirling hights, United States · Feb 17, 2007 @ 8:02pm

Jon ·Anchorage Ak. The earth is about 4.5 billion years old give or take a few million. Humans are around 6000 - 10000 years old. That's not a croc cause the head isnt the right size and shape, it dosent have nostrals, there dosent seem to be a place for the eyes and the teeth dont look right. I wouldnt say its prehistoric cause the soft tissue would have decomposed by now unless it was frozen or mummified. I dont see signs of ice or of mummification. I doubt its a whale casue they dont have tails like that. I'd say its either a deep sea animal. Or its the head of sum type of big land herbevoir and the tail of a croc thats been planted there.
   comment# 43   - Mist83 · Dublin Ireland · Feb 21, 2007 @ 7:35am

it looks like a crocodile, alligater sort of creature it definitly is not a shark!
   comment# 44   - LAUREN · United Kingdom · Mar 4, 2007 @ 9:02am

it's probably a hoax... the bones don't look like anything I've seen. The lack of a pelvis suggests something water-living. The vertebrae taper into the tail. The jaw is shaped right to be a small whale skull..but whatever it was..it's been dead for a long time. I still think it's a hoax..until proven otherwise..
   comment# 45   - orcaholic · USA · Mar 4, 2007 @ 3:15pm

it appears to be a frill shark, one was recently dicovered of the coast of japan. The species at one time was thought to be extinct if I am correct.
   comment# 46   - vince cook · tupelo, ms usa · Mar 5, 2007 @ 9:38am

all of u take this to far its obviously a whale
   comment# 47   - karl · leicester england · Mar 10, 2007 @ 8:25am

Aha very funny, you all talk about it being some deep see creature but you've looked past the color or the tail, No deep sea creature would be bright yellow? Most creatures blend into there habitat and well this definatly aint a whale and whoever thinks it is needs to get their brains checked. That "thing" has some sort of beak/snout and well no whale has that, while you guys have already ruled out a croc or gator, because of the fur. In the pictures it almost looks as if it has a beak and attaches to the creatures head as for my idea of what it is, i have no idea.
   comment# 48   - Purpl3Haze · Ontairo, Canda · Mar 21, 2007 @ 4:10pm

psst...it's a killer whale. google "orca skeleton"
   comment# 49   - Justin · Kingsland, GA · Mar 23, 2007 @ 6:12am

Earth is 6000 years old? where did u learn that? as for the photo i think it's real. the anatomy might be weird but not impossible.
   comment# 50   - ray · phoenix, arizona · Mar 24, 2007 @ 1:35pm

I think it looks like a BIRD!
   comment# 51   - Sharky · Coral Reef DR. just past the EAC · Mar 30, 2007 @ 2:55pm

http://www.pbs.org/odyssey/images/20030228_daily3_b.jpg
   comment# 52   - Shark · USA · Apr 1, 2007 @ 10:52pm

it appears to be some sort of thing. the face skull is simular to that of the whale but has a few different features. guessing its just some ancient beast from the deep or from the high skies. let it be a mystery
   comment# 53   - inspector jim · Ohio, America · Apr 2, 2007 @ 11:42pm

thats the weirdest thing i have ever seen in my life by the description it sounds like a mammal but if it was a mammal you'd have thought it would have been spotted by now?
   comment# 54   - thustler · Bradford,uk · Apr 5, 2007 @ 10:59am

the creature is from the dark crystal movie
   comment# 55   - ramon · maine usa · Apr 6, 2007 @ 10:34pm

It's a Whale, half rotted.
   comment# 56   - Victoria L · N.S Canada · Apr 10, 2007 @ 9:28am

Hahaha at Ron's comment. To me, it just looks like an alligator or crocodile... the skin with hair/fur could just be stuff from the ocean. But others say it's a whale skeleton, so who really knows for sure? :P
   comment# 57   - Casey · Denver, USA · Apr 10, 2007 @ 1:00pm

First off, its outrageous to believe the earth is only 6000 years old.Everyone with a brain knows it was created in only 7 days, by a great being playing with cosmic crayons,WTF?...So the earth must only be 7 days old. Making this creature a moronasourus...The long lost cousin to every dumbass who believes anything they read online.My personal opinion would have to be, its the body of Jimmy Hoffa. He was an alien imposter and when he was killed by Elvis, who came from the future riding on a unicorns back, he was locked away in Davey Jones Locker and guarded by Nessie. Who coincidentally, enjoys long walks on the beach with the abominable snowman. Now, Im sure Santa Claus and the easter bunny would have some objections to this theory but the tooth fairy will gladly substanciate my claims. Meanwhile, God is looking down on us all and laughing because he made this whole story up just to mess with our heads and I,m here to deliver the message to you. Grow up and stop being so naive.
   comment# 58   - Simbiansoul · Florence · Apr 12, 2007 @ 3:51am

Whatever it is, it looks like it smells great!
   comment# 59   - dave · UK · Apr 13, 2007 @ 6:24am

Looks like a womble to me. I know they're real, I saw them on TV.
   comment# 60   - Russ · Auckland, New zealand · Apr 13, 2007 @ 1:12pm

-just look at it. tail vertabrae like a croc. head a bit horse like not croc like. if its not a joke it may well be another to add to those pics of rotting sea monster pics. it looks real. for gods sake get some decent samples/proper people involved and get it sorted and put out to national knews after the findings!
   comment# 61   - loch ness · inverness · Apr 16, 2007 @ 4:26am

The Earth is old. Adam and Eve did not ride dinosaurs; that was the Flinstones. The Bible did not give us penicillin, cars to drive us to Church, or the technical "magic" needed to make movies like "The Passion of the Christ". This creature, if it is not a hoax, EVOLVED. Science does NOT threaten religion. God CAUSED evolution (which we have plenty of evidence for and can see happening clearly in species with life spans much shorter than our's). Evolution is something we KNOW exists like Jesus knew that earth, wind, and water exist. Evolution is a FACT. If you keep denying it you deny one of God's acts. If you believe God created all FACTS you can add evolution to your list of them. Expect science to add a few more facts to that list you so fervently resist expanding...facts God created which you refuse to acknowledge in the name of your preconceived "god".
   comment# 62   - Dave · Pittsburgh, U.S. · Apr 21, 2007 @ 10:49pm

it's probably the crock from that Lake Placid lil cousin.
   comment# 63   - j pizzle · athens, USA · Apr 22, 2007 @ 1:00am

It's the carcass of a rare Beaked Whale. That's all. Seen one just like this before that was later identified as such.
   comment# 64   - IBen Getiner · usenet, www · Apr 22, 2007 @ 1:16am

"The earth is, after all, only 6,000 years old not 4.6 billion" The religious nuts with no mind of their own are going the way of the Dinosaurs. A form of evolution. The churches are losing their grasp. BTW looks like a hoax to me.
   comment# 65   - Fig · Kingston, MA · Apr 24, 2007 @ 10:02pm

It's probably the crocodile which was born deformed
   comment# 66   - Vusi Mabena · South Africa · Apr 25, 2007 @ 4:31am

Looks remarkably like a creature seen in PNG, New Britain near Kokopo a year or two ago. You'll see the drawings on the web.
   comment# 67   - Pat Zalewski · Cairns, Australia · May 5, 2007 @ 5:53am

I am a Paleontologist and I know this creature to be a cat. I have several in my back garden. Many thanks.
   comment# 68   - Nicola · Plymouth UK · May 6, 2007 @ 3:51am

well i have seriously thought about all the possibilities and i am fairly certain that it is................................................... YOUR MUM!!!!!!!
   comment# 69   - patty folins · Australia · May 7, 2007 @ 1:05am

well it looks like a creature of some sort.... it appears to be dead... and my professional opinion would be that it is not a fish.
   comment# 70   - grace thomas · Australia · May 7, 2007 @ 1:12am

It looks like a Mosasaur, but it can't be if it has fur. Mosasaurs where marine reptiles. If you are interested you might look it up on google. The teeth are not right for a Mosasure though. That's interesting. Thanks.
   comment# 71   - Douglas · Alta Loma USA. · May 8, 2007 @ 11:15am

I think its a whale or some other creature no one knows about
   comment# 72   - LaniKai · Honolulu, Hawaii · May 9, 2007 @ 11:05pm

i think it is really weird. I dont care what they call it. just give it a name and start your research!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
   comment# 73   - mikranae · Peyton CO · May 10, 2007 @ 4:39pm

I say it's a dragon of some sort. I mean look at it. Mabey the japanese were right!
   comment# 74   - Jacob · UT, Amarica · May 15, 2007 @ 10:06am

i think this animal is really weird but very cool too my familiy though it was an alligator but when we read the little passage i was astonished i cant beleive they actualy found this animal
   comment# 75   - vania · florida · May 16, 2007 @ 6:09pm

maby it's a alien set to absorb us
   comment# 76   - eli herrera · lancaster · May 21, 2007 @ 1:30pm

It is a decayed toothed whale.
   comment# 77   - dan · Bronx, USA · May 22, 2007 @ 6:12pm

I believe it could be a new species (for human's knowledge that is). We still haven't discovered everything in this world there is still more to discover. Maybe it could be an evolved plesiosaur!!!
   comment# 78   - Kavia · Bronx, New York · May 24, 2007 @ 6:34am

As a veterinary anatomist, I can tell you that this is a variation of a common species. Occasionally there is a rare polyploidy chromosomal disorder that results in what is similar to a combination of marfan's syndrome and acromegaly in humans. This is, in fact, and East Siberian brackish rat that had a rare disorder affecting pituitary function.
   comment# 79   - Dr. Steven Torkelgergen · NYU, New York City, NY, USA · May 25, 2007 @ 12:28am

it is a plesiosaur and it still has muscle and skin tissue so it must only be a week or 2 old (the carcas i mean) it is an amazing find. there must be more in the deepest part of the ocean. Dinosaurs are still alive!!!!!!!
   comment# 80   - Kasandra Moxxvilla · Hollywood, America · May 31, 2007 @ 7:08pm

there is no telling what this creature is. There is alot of things about earth that people still can't explain.It would be good to know if it were still alive.There might even be more these creatures.Lets just hope when they do find more that they dont cut them all up just to figure out what it is.
   comment# 81   - Joseph Mildner · lakeland, USA · Jun 4, 2007 @ 10:58am

the skull looks like it is a whale of some sort and the teeth it is probably a carnivore or is omnivorus but i think it is a wale the only kind of prehistoric creature that it could be is a mosasaur like tylosaurus wich could get up to 36ftbut looks more like a whale skeleton and not the lochness monster.
   comment# 82   - brian · missouri,usa · Jun 21, 2007 @ 6:13am

maybe it was a new species that lives in the abyss
   comment# 83   - Hector Duran · Tijuana,Mexico · Jun 22, 2007 @ 6:03pm

may have been stuck in the polar ice caps, and when part of the ice cap melted the creature may have drifted to land....just a theory!
   comment# 84   - Sarah · Melbourne, FL · Jun 23, 2007 @ 2:16pm

This seems more like an opportunity to harrass anyone who believes the bible. Bible says that the earth is 6000 years old. So what. And no, God did not use evolution. Why would he, what kind of God needs to use an idea as ridiculous as evolution. The two concepts are opposite. Evolution is the idea that first there was nothing, and then it exploded. Creation is the idea that first there was God, and he created. This picture could be a number of things, there are two many things that we don't know about this picture to make an educated guess.
   comment# 85   - terry · saskatchewan, canada · Jun 24, 2007 @ 1:42pm

how could you guys belive such things its obviously a hoax, they covered the head to hide that its probably a cows skull.t hey also probably covered the plastic/wood sceleton with old rags so it looks like rotting skin. good day, thank you for reading.
   comment# 86   - dmitrys · bristol, england · Jun 27, 2007 @ 4:52am

It looks like a snake with hair. Can't really make out any real features because it is so decomposed. Kinda gross, wouldn't want to meet up with a live one.
   comment# 87   - Bernie Dionne · Saskatoon, canada · Jun 28, 2007 @ 8:26pm

mutation from pollutants and other chemicals this is only the beginning of such events.
   comment# 88   - joe baldez · thatcher · Jul 7, 2007 @ 4:18pm

More than likely very real. More over it's proof that we have yet to see it all so to speak.
   comment# 89   - Mike · Imperial Beach, CA · Jul 8, 2007 @ 3:56pm

its a whale, they die and float all the time, most of the giant amorphous blobs found through history on the coast have been from dead whales.
   comment# 90   - sum gai · dreamland · Jul 11, 2007 @ 6:25pm

oh!! adobe photoshop.. =)
   comment# 91   - ohho? · Malaysia · Jul 15, 2007 @ 10:50pm

There have been many UFO crashes in russia
   comment# 92   - Ricky · Sierra vista, USA · Jul 15, 2007 @ 11:33pm

This is simply a croc or an alligator and nothing else. Don't try to make it a big story.
   comment# 93   - sandesh · India · Jul 16, 2007 @ 1:09am

This is what you get when you cross an aligator with the whale! HA HA! just kiddin :) It looks like a dead orca whale, as to the hair on its body - Dude do you know how cold it gets around there???? ( wink wink) - Or might be some mutant - there are a lot of radioactive crap floating around from old submarines!! Especially around that area! Cheers! :)
   comment# 94   - Alex · S.F. · Jul 19, 2007 @ 5:31pm

it might be a Mutant because of that nuclear power plant explosion.
   comment# 95   - rick · uk · Jul 20, 2007 @ 2:53pm

I would agree with the whale theory. Decomposing blubber often takes on a "hairy" appearance and carcass appears to be the right size to be an Orca. I doubt it's a hoax, many marine creatures look drastically different once decomposition has had its way with them.
   comment# 96   - Mark · Seattle, USA · Jul 21, 2007 @ 9:44pm

I think it might be a alacrokawhalasaurus
   comment# 97   - dick · Point Lookout,New York USA · Jul 23, 2007 @ 5:12am

who knows what it is. for all we know it could've been some government testing animal weapon that escaped to the ocean. or maybe a dinosaur, or even a brand new species. humans know more about the moon than the deep sea. Hey, Maybe God was bored, lol
   comment# 98   - alex anonymous · anonymous · Jul 30, 2007 @ 5:36pm

whatever it is, I bet you in the next ten years when we discover it we will be eating it as sushi in some japanese resturaunt
   comment# 99   - clayton · little rock · Jul 31, 2007 @ 11:28am

its a fake, looks like something from the muppets show
   comment# 100   - william · rochester,usa · Aug 3, 2007 @ 12:46pm

It's a porpoise-a-corpoise, which is latin for you're a moron
   comment# 101   - Prof. Applehead · Washington D.C. · Aug 9, 2007 @ 10:29am

creature of the deep that we havent discovered? no , ur missing 1 important fact, the tail, its bright yellow, god created all creatures to blend in with their environment what can u think of that is bright yellow down there? nothing unless ur a nutjob living in rainbowland next to puff the magic dragon and across the street from the princess of the sky. i do not beleive this is a fake but it certainly isnt a sea creature i mean it has hair! no sea creature that has been discovered has hair that long, they might have hair similar to that of 5 'o' clock shadow. it is my professional opinion that this is obviously a mutated crocodile.
   comment# 102   - professor u. r. gullible · science lab · Aug 9, 2007 @ 8:01pm

Earth is wayyyy older than 6,000 years. It's at least 10,000 years old. I'm just kidding, anyone who thinks the eart is 6k years old should leave america, and stop making us look bad.
   comment# 103   - jesus. · emerika · Aug 9, 2007 @ 11:25pm

It's a beluga whale: http://paleo.cc/ce/plesio-russ.htm
   comment# 104   - Asche Djidoi · LA, CA · Aug 20, 2007 @ 10:40am

The truth is, folks, we really don't know what this creature might be, so let's hope the people that have it will actually study it and learn something. By the way, thought I'd throw in with those who actually know how the earth is: 6,000 years young! Regardless of what the believers in "Evolvo-land" have been taught, evolution is just one interpretation of the evidence. It is a religious belief that actually struggles against science. I'm not going to take all your time on a site that is not on this subject, but you really should take a look at what the Bible has to say, and the evidence for it, before you reject it out of hand. That is, if you're not afraid that the belief that allows your lifestyle may be wrong. This isn't just something I came to in a moment. There is a lot of research out there that fits better with the Bible. Okay, I know that most of you are going to ignore reason and simply will throw proverbial "stones." But I don't mind. I've done my part, the rest is up to you. In Jesus' name, you've been given the chance to find out the truth.
   comment# 105   - Kevan · Florida, United States of America · Aug 20, 2007 @ 2:58pm

Santa Claus, the Easter Bunny, The Flying Spaghetti Monster, UFO's, the Tooth Fairy, and Bigfoot are also are very much real and deserving of your reverence. I think we should be spending more time researching these important branches of science. In Jesus' name Amen.
   comment# 106   - Kevan · Florida · Aug 20, 2007 @ 10:28pm

Apparently crazy people run searches for weird creatures. HUMANS are only 6k years old, maybe more. The earth is billions. 7 days theory only applies to the task and not time frame. The bible DOES NOT SAY THE WORLD IS 6,000 YRS OLD! Nowhere! Most people haven't read the bible, but someone some where told them something was in the bible, through interpretation of course. + the bible is 2k old. So 4,000 years of stuff made it through oral tradition unscathed? Read Gilgamesh, older than the bible and references the flood. Information is vital, old info is destroyed with the last religion by the next one. Gods and ideas vilified for propaganda. There is nothing wrong with the bible, but it is written the way it is because you are too stupid to get the whole picture all at once. In my opinion everything exists. This creature could be real but the pictures are too few. Fairy tales without science are just fairy tales. To say science is anti-god is just clown shoes.
   comment# 107   - Yoro · NY, USA · Aug 21, 2007 @ 1:29am

I have read the Bible and found it to be full of contradictory nonsensical rubbish. I've found more answers on the back of a cereal box. This picture is clearly a toothed whale by the way. See here: http://www.rth.org/cabrillo/tuthwhal.htm Anyone still unclear on this is obviously bent on believing something else (such as farcical Bible stories).
   comment# 108   - Lemmy · UK · Aug 21, 2007 @ 12:17pm

it looks like its half bird and alligator maybe there is some kind of pollution going on over there thats deforming their creatures
   comment# 109   - tracy burton · cullowhee nc · Aug 23, 2007 @ 5:42am

Aaaarrrrgh, me scurvy bilge rats! Me tinks it be an infant kracken! An me dear Lemmy of the UK, what ye afeared of? The Word of God has only been around since the creation of the universe and has long survived attempts at its destruction so a sniffling bilge sucking oyster like yerself ain't bout to do it no harm.
   comment# 110   - Sandy · Navarre Beach, FL · Aug 27, 2007 @ 10:26am

We all think that they are monsters but they are small creatures that evolved may be evolutoin is taking in other animals which are all the time underwater or may be it had been eaten up by some other bigger creature which is more gigantic in size........ Remember everyone there is a world inside a world something is waiting for the humans!!!!!!!!!!!!!!..........
   comment# 111   - Suresh · India · Sep 4, 2007 @ 11:02am

Looks like a whale. Obviously been down a long time, it's covered with barnacles. The "hair" is probably the rotted remnants of a net in which it was caught and perished. 6,000 yrs old? The freaking Sphinx is 10,000 yrs old (per latest research), and Stonehenge is older than 6,000. I think my husband has socks older than that as well. ;-)
   comment# 112   - Morgan Gunnsmith · Washington, USA · Sep 4, 2007 @ 6:21pm

conduct a Google Image search for 'orca skeleton'. Scroll down a bit .. I think you'll agree - mystery solved! Young adult specimen - is my estimation. Next!
   comment# 113   - Terri Philips · Toronto, Ontario, Canada · Sep 16, 2007 @ 4:48am

Ok honestly, I agree with Lemmy the freakin cereal boxes have more answers than the bible truth be told man have been fighting over the writings in the bible for a long time now and people have even died over it. I personally don't know what that thing is and I will agree it looks like its from the dark crystal however we all know that is not possible but who's to say that there can not be a sea creature with some hairish substance on it I mean look at some seaweed in fresh water lakes it looks like green frizzy hair, and pretty much dries like that to. So who is to say it isn't a prehistoric creature that didn't have something like that maybe even growing on it, or from it. No stops to think about the land creatures such as the sloth it's fur "looks" green but it's not maybe this thing looks like it had fur but does not the fur or hair may even be some type of prehistoric parasite making look like its growing from the skin Logic!!! people Logic!!! religion has no part in this! And i'm a tree hugging pagan! *rolls eyes*
   comment# 114   - Angie · Kansas city Mo. USA · Sep 17, 2007 @ 12:46pm

The earth is only 6000 yrs old i don't care what this creature is those of you who think we evolved from monkeys, well you may have thats why you still have the small brains to believe that the earth is billions of years old. There will be a day when you have to answer for your beliefs and i don't want to be standing beside you when that day comes. the entire world has lost faith and that is all that God really ask you to have. believe in Him and He will remember you!
   comment# 115   - DAVID · DRESDEN TN · Oct 2, 2007 @ 8:50am

lets not pretend we know what this creature is.
   comment# 116   - thomas paler · cagayan de oro city philippines · Oct 4, 2007 @ 12:04am

Melting Ice caps and Russian waters do the math Prehistoric creature like the mammoth that was found when the ice melted.
   comment# 117   - vonelsk · Abilene, Texas · Oct 17, 2007 @ 7:01am

yo this thing sure has got people going.....lets say this the thing is actually the devil who came to russia to take over the world. luckly enough people still belived that the world was only 6000 years old so the devil died and decomposed like a vampire on the beach. And once again the world was saved by religion and faith and all the super smart people who still belive. Ha ha right who cares what it is I dont think I could eat it.......well maybe with some a-1 or cocktail sauce. Funny thing though the reason I quit beliving the organized church....was sitting in bible study and ask, "if adam and eve named all the animals then how did they name the dinosaurs?" His reply"i dont know"...I think I was like 5. If anyone catches one alive send me a fillet.
   comment# 118   - chad · laketon, in · Oct 30, 2007 @ 10:24pm

It's a pig whale ancient sailor's told of hairy, pig resembling creatures in the water. they had long hair and swam through the water. and the earth is not close to six thousand years old. by carbon dating we have discovered that the dinosaur's were supposed to have died out 65 million year's ago.
   comment# 119   - topsy cretts · seminole, oklahoma · Oct 31, 2007 @ 9:25am

hi i think that it is a creature from a deep dark cave that probly satarved to death or probly got hit by something or just was washed ashore by a big wave but i think it could be hybrid or something like that it looks like a bird that it flew high up in the skies and ate fish and maybe squid so thtas wat i think
   comment# 120   - amber · australia · Nov 2, 2007 @ 2:28am

i think it might be a croc but then again it does look like it just walked off the set of the dark crystal....
   comment# 121   - meecha · australia · Nov 5, 2007 @ 2:31am

if you look at its tail, it appears to have a serpentine motion, which means it swimms like a fish or reptile not a mammal. so its nothing like we have seen before.
   comment# 122   - brandon · jonesboro, arkansas · Nov 7, 2007 @ 1:17pm

I think it looks pretty weird but there is no reason to believe that it is very old
   comment# 123   - Robin · Wyoming,America · Nov 9, 2007 @ 8:59am

IT might be some deformed or mutated animal cause by humans
   comment# 124   - TJS · SINGAPORE · Nov 14, 2007 @ 5:09pm

Yea, it's definitely not a whale, due to its skin and the tail's ending. As for the dino or deep sea creature approach it could be. Though it could be one of the many species or creatures we still haven't discovered.
   comment# 125   - Alex · Ravenna, US · Nov 20, 2007 @ 2:45pm

Its a crocodile people, c'mon its totally obvious... no mystery here.
   comment# 126   - Angel K · Debary, FLORIDA, usa · Nov 26, 2007 @ 6:20am

1) It's the decaying carcass of an Orca that washed ashore several months ago. What you think is hair is decayed flesh being eaten by seagulls and other beach carrion eaters. Could also be some seaweed thrown in too. 2) Sakhalin Island is in Orca waters. 3) Moses (Genesis' author) never said Earth was created in 6 literal days. He meant ERAS not days - duh! Also using Moses' birth and death records he recorded one can reverse extrapolate the 1st human couple's beginning at about the year 4,026 BCE. That's about 6k years ago. Organized religion screwed up the translation! YES the Earth is BILLIONS of years old. The universe started with a big bang from a supernatural sentient singularity - God? Non Intelligent Design evolution is illogical as there is too much complex and interdependent systems everywhere to be just a random accident especially with the total absence of missing links fossils. K.I.S.S. and Occam's Razor - Its not a Dino nor a monster its a simple Killer Whale carcass... And the Bible (Genesis) is not a science journal. Its a READER'S DIGEST version of creation. You blind Fundamentalist Christians need to mature up a bit in that department... And you blind Evolutionists need to jump off of the science bandwagon too... Charlie Darwin was on a mission of RACIST genetic 'thinning of the human herd' NOT looking for the true origin of species... Just look at the WHOLE title of his 19th century book! Jeez!
   comment# 127   - Spooky · Connecticut · Dec 5, 2007 @ 2:10pm

BTW that's NOT it's tail... That's it's backbone. Notice the real tail, dorsal fin, and bottom fins have been either rotted or eaten away. The teeth are not big because it is a senior citizen Orca. The teeth have been worn down with age. There is no nostrils as Orca's have a blow-hole just under that hairlike mess. The mandible meets in the front at a point just like an Orca's would. The rib cage is buried under the sand or has since been broken off. It probably died of old age! It's a Killer Whale carcass...
   comment# 128   - Spooky · Connecticut · Dec 5, 2007 @ 2:16pm

May its a sea serpent, monster.
   comment# 129   - Stephen · Gordon,NE · Dec 24, 2007 @ 7:23pm

the Biblical account of creation in Genesis means 6 literal days. scholars agree the word for day meant nothing more,nothing less. the bible is true, & man's arrogance will keep him trusting in his own 'science', instead of the real truth-God's Word. this is a creature that was mucg more common before noah's flood, as were most dinosaurs. watch kent hovind's seminars on creation science, dinos & the Bible, & the age of the earth. you can download them for free at www.dr.dino.com. secular scientists base most of thier theories on flawed logic. carbon dating is terribly flawed, as dr. hovind explains in his seminars. the evidence for a young earth is much more convincing to me, than for evolution. I once believed that evolution was correct & that the Bible was simbolic/metaphoric. I was wrong. we as a society have been programmed to accept certain lies as the truth. I have even contacted a missionary who states that he knows villagers who are aware of an animal they call 'urufere', & will not venture into it's territory out of fear. what they describe is a stegasauraus. look for the Truth with an open mind, & you will find.
   comment# 130   - tony · boaz alabama u.s. · Jan 1, 2008 @ 8:12am

riiiggghhhhhttttttttt.. so theres a stegosaurus just wondering around in someones backyard? only in america! as for the thing..if its a hoax then its a good one. it looks like an orca to me and thats after much study and reasearch of *cough* google.. even so im not going swimming until its confirmed that im not going to meet a possible prehistoric monster in the water!
   comment# 131   - astaroth · the computer · Jan 3, 2008 @ 7:37pm

I don't think that's whales skeleton.. That might be some REALLY WEIRD creature.. :D I don't know what is it, but it's interesting..
   comment# 132   - -.-'' · Fin · Jan 6, 2008 @ 7:30am

fellas i need my sister back.
   comment# 133   - John doe · Fort worth, U.S · Jan 18, 2008 @ 2:15pm

If you think that its not an orca carcass then you dont know what a orca carcass looks like.. look at the tail.. look at the skull.. look at the whole damn thing.. it looks exactly like a DEAD ORCA PEOPLE!!!! sheesh
   comment# 134   - jimmy · New Zealand · Jan 20, 2008 @ 9:09pm

who ever said the earth is only 6,000 years old must have areally stupid sense of humor or is just plain stupid. Its oviosly a pluriosoraptor. Duh!
   comment# 135   - bonquisha · alabama · Jan 30, 2008 @ 3:54pm

its a large porpoise http://members.shaw.ca/spyhopper/Skeletal.htm the one right at the bottom. it has the same skull, tail and body, and the skin/fur/hair is probably just some seaweed or dead stuff from the waters. if not then I have no idea
   comment# 136   - Richard · ENGLAND WOOOO!!! · Feb 1, 2008 @ 11:02am

its a basilosaurus an ancestor of the whales
   comment# 137   - hanz · philippines · Feb 3, 2008 @ 9:38pm

It is most definately the thing from dark crystal!!!!!!
   comment# 138   - Oz · Al · Feb 10, 2008 @ 9:49am

Its a decaying killer whale.
   comment# 139   - Richard Freeman · England · Feb 13, 2008 @ 9:06am

I think it looks like a kitty cat!!! so cute.
   comment# 140   - Sissy · alabamer · Mar 1, 2008 @ 4:36pm

Well whatever this thing is, it is NOT a shark! Sharks do not have bones, they have cartilaginous skeletons (skeletons made out of soft cartilage). This precludes it from being a shark. It is probably a hoax.
   comment# 141   - LisaDee · Escondido, California · Mar 3, 2008 @ 9:14pm

That is a crocodile
   comment# 142   - Pauluk4 · Vilnius · Mar 4, 2008 @ 12:57am

Obviously a whale. You only need to see the skeleton of a whale to realize this.
   comment# 143   - John Dewry · Alabama · Mar 7, 2008 @ 5:43am

I think its a Russian graboid
   comment# 144   - gordo · yugopotamia · Mar 9, 2008 @ 11:04pm

It's a Beluga Whale. Search Google Image with beluga skeleton. The and head and teeth are just right. http://www.skullsunlimited.com/graphics/tq-238-lg.jpg BTW gotta love the creation stuff. The Era theory is good but the scale is still wrong. For the creator, the earth would only be 7 days old- day of rest - imagine what will happen when the creator wakes and sees what has become of that misty little blue, green and sparkly white planet with fire and lighting tucked away at the end of the Milky Way... there could be hell to pay.
   comment# 145   - macvag · Perth, Australia · Mar 19, 2008 @ 8:43am

it's look like a masassor but it's furry because of the enviroment surrond it , i think it is a creature that live in the deep sea , we human cannot eivestigate these phenomenal and been forbid by the law of physics.
   comment# 146   - nas · selangor,malaysia · Mar 22, 2008 @ 8:41am

This is clearly a cinema prop. Such models can be easily made to look convincing. I am surprised none of you guys spotted the hoax
   comment# 147   - Rara · India · Mar 23, 2008 @ 9:15pm

If it didn't have some sort of fur, and wasn't located in Russia, it could very well be a large sea crocodile. It's pretty much unexplainable to me.
   comment# 148   - M.J. · Ohio, USA · Mar 26, 2008 @ 11:04am

its been two years now, Have they discovered what it is yet, usually it doesnt take long, or do you think they are trying to hide it from us?
   comment# 149   - E · Scotland · Mar 28, 2008 @ 11:28am

this looks like pure evil to me.
   comment# 150   - greg · derby · Mar 30, 2008 @ 10:55pm

what is the Indian guy saying. A cinema prop like the ones in your movies? ha ha
   comment# 151   - michael · amherst ny · Apr 2, 2008 @ 9:21am

Perhaps is stead of attacking Jon we could be respectful of his beliefs? Jon, I am a Christian and I feel you may have been taught a very typical type od doctrine based on some flawed math and guess by very well meaning holy men from several hundred years ago. As a Christian we need to understand that various texts and writings come from men and what they know and can understand at the time. Our God given intelligence makes is incumbent upon us to continually look at the world around us with the facts we are given. Science has neither proven or disproven the existence of God, but has given new lenses to look through. The creation stories we know actually follow the natural order of evolution and the creations of Earth. The stories we read are told to men (most argue Moses)and shared in a manner with which men of the age could best understand. Weather you want to argue intelligent design or not evolution is something we need to survive. Just as Darwin was a devout Christian and responsible scientist we should be responsible stewards of our ability to learn and understand and apply that in all facets of our daily lives. That said, it does look like an incomplete whale skeleton to me. That would explain the hair I guess.
   comment# 152   - JD · NJ,USA · Apr 2, 2008 @ 2:19pm

I'm pretty sure that it will end up being an Orca skeleton. From the photos I've seen it seems pretty clear. Second, I dont understand why people would get on a scientific website and try and change peoples beliefs by preaching about got. Sit there and sya all you want about people in science believing all these so called "LIES". But Christians do the same thing every time they got to church. There is a reason church and state were separated. I dont know about anyone else in here, but for me, if I want to read about God I'll go to the Church of Satan website. I'm here to read about science. So leave all preaching at home. I'm more interested in what some intelligent people has to say about this creature. Not the opinions of a bunch of hipocratic jesus lovers.
   comment# 153   - Chris · Lafayette, IN · Apr 3, 2008 @ 12:04pm

It is 100 % a dead beluga whale. compare the head: http://paleo.cc/ce/plesio-russ/belugaskull.jpg
   comment# 154   - Joseph · Berlin, Germany · Apr 8, 2008 @ 10:34am

It's like the mammal dragons...aka dragons mainly from the waters. Even though not many believe in dragon except for those living on land, our culture bases it on dragons who decieve others of how they look like and in turn, they transform themselves to unpredictable creatures of different figures so they won't uncover how they really look like by i guess they call it mutation, but of course mutation can't occur so rapidly which is why not many people believe it to be true. Water dragons for example need to be seen to believe for some people because they have never seen any for real, but when they do...some either believe it to be true or they reject it entirely and say it's something else. Knowing that there are creatures out in the open or not, the world is not fully discovered yet and of course, there are more than most people think. For those who do believe that, look forward to it because in time, you never know when you will be able to catch a glimpse of that glory you caught with your eyes. Hopefully, people won't mistake it for something else but the creature itself. Not that this topic even comes close to this subject, but kind of familiarize itself with it is that people who see fairies may not be seen by others. Same concept for people who think these creaures are whales, or orcas..or something else is not their fault for theorizing, but given little effort, they may know more than the ordinary and give them some prop for trying. Ordinary people can
   comment# 155   - Aya · Wausau, United States · Apr 11, 2008 @ 11:17am

look at: http://www.lauraknauth.com/MovieCollectibles/Marv_Mystic.JPG http://www.yourprops.com/norm-4508133ccb930-Dark+Crystal,+The+(1982).jpeg
   comment# 156   - kiara · usa usa · Apr 16, 2008 @ 9:42am

looks like my ex lol
   comment# 157   - joe r · plainfield,nj · Apr 17, 2008 @ 5:26am

ok this is not a skeksie. this looks more like a mystic from the dark crystal. i find the fact that you people think it's a skeksie very funny. in fact i have laughed so hard about some things on here that i literally fell out of my chair. especially the one by Simbiansoul on Apr 12, 2007. that was laughs. lol. and if it's not a mystic, it must be my spanish teacher............ ............ in which case i am in deep trouble because they found her... time to move to canada!!!!!!!!!! actually it also looks like my mother in law..... ..................... whoopsie did i say that??? lol.
   comment# 158   - sue tom · orville ca · Apr 17, 2008 @ 9:27am

i think that this is an animal that when it was living should have been taken with extreme caution and who knows in the deapest part of the ocen in russia there could be more this one could have just floated to the surface of the water simple because mabye that it was just dead
   comment# 159   - Angelo · anglesie australia · Apr 17, 2008 @ 9:32pm

it could be the russian firebird =)
   comment# 160   - gillie · australia · Apr 18, 2008 @ 10:09am

its my ex...
   comment# 161   - retard · henly · Apr 19, 2008 @ 3:40pm

http://www.dreamstime.com/an-orca-skull-image4519413 beluga:http://www.skullsunlimited.com/graphics/tq-320a-lg.jpg I am a whale researcher and educator or whale behaviors, working as such for over 13 years. Look again, and try to blow the pictures up a little. In looking at the above links you'll see it is neither orca, or beluga, the rib cage and teeth are not quite right. The teeth are very similar to orca, more than beluga, but the spine is not right. With the stuff they call hair, it is not possible to see sinus cavity area. Also, neither cetacean has hair. It is too bad the pictures are poor quality, which makes the whole thing very suspicious. I suspect a hoax. After all, these boys look a little bored. Great way to get on the internet and have long conversation threads, right?
   comment# 162   - K. Grove-Velasquez · Hawaii, USA · Apr 20, 2008 @ 12:41am

it looks like a dinosaur
   comment# 163   - blue_eyed-girl143 · canada · Apr 20, 2008 @ 9:15am

100% positive that this is merely skeletal remains of a killer whale
   comment# 164   - Nathan Ellis · saskatoon saskatchewan · Apr 21, 2008 @ 10:06pm

Not ORCA. The skeleton is wrong, rib cage is wrong, skull is wrong, and ORCA do not have hair! Also, teeth are wrong. I have an orca tooth replica we use for educational purposes to compare to the teeth of false killer and bottlenose, or which we have a skeleton on our property, along with a spinner dolphin. Still suspect a hoax.
   comment# 165   - K. Grove-Velasquez · Hawaii · Apr 23, 2008 @ 1:32am

well first of all... the guy that said the world is 6000 years old was either joking or is stupid... also they say its 13 billion... second its probably a carnivore because it has somewhat sharp teeth. and the melting ice caps theory sounds most realistic because a deep sea creature wouldn't have fur, unless were going into the hollow earth theory wich i havn't decided about yet
   comment# 166   - billy · California · Apr 26, 2008 @ 9:44pm

its a frilled shark.
   comment# 167   - jhon smith · san antonio texas · Apr 27, 2008 @ 4:25pm

I think billy from California is right about it probably being a carnivore and the melting ice caps but I also think that it's a carnivore but I also think it's a prehistoric alligator or crocidile from the time of mammoths and saber toothed tigers and that it lived in the waters of Russia in the times of mammoths etc. and that Russia use to be an ice age place.
   comment# 168   - Elizabeth Hernandez · Chicago,Illinois United States of America · Apr 28, 2008 @ 8:55am

I also think that it might of lived before the ice age it could of been alive with the dinosaurs anythings possible with GOD!
   comment# 169   - Elizabeth · Chicago IL. U.S of America · Apr 28, 2008 @ 9:00am

Me again Ialso think It's the flying dino called a terodacto (not sure if that's spelled right).
   comment# 170   - Elly · Chicago IL. U.S.A · Apr 28, 2008 @ 9:07am

that is really cool
   comment# 171   - thomas · chicago IL · Apr 30, 2008 @ 7:53am

I hope it is bob the builder.
   comment# 172   - mike · chicago IL · Apr 30, 2008 @ 7:56am

I will Bet U , The volcano under the Polar Ice cap is melting the Ice and releasing The frozen beast that were once encased in ice..I will expect more Strange sightings in the near future..
   comment# 173   - RowenRavenhawk. · Elkton MD · May 3, 2008 @ 9:45am

It is amazing how much people want to believe, either in God(s), fairy tales or monsters from the sea! 1-James Ussher calculated almost 500 years ago from the Bible that Earth had been created in the year -4004 on the 23rd of November at noon. Which is alright if you believe that Abraham and many others lived well over 100 years old. And that God either created Woman more than once or that Eve was incestuous. Ussher also predicted that the World will end on the 23rd of November 1997 at noon. Oops!! That much for precision! 2- Carbon 14 does not date things as old as the dinosaurs, not even close, other numerous methods and techniques do. Do the research yourself. You'll find science a truly enlightening world. 3- Homo habilis is more than 2 Million years old, Homo sapiens is 100,000 years old at least. Dated scientifically, repeatedly, by several methods. Not written "definitely" in a book revised every time "God" spoke to let us know he changed his mind. 4- Pick-up some random bones, arrange them neatly on a beach, hide the parts easily identifiable under worn out blankets and bear skins, take pictures, play with them on Photoshop, upload on the Net. Fun guaranteed for more than a year! Get a life! Use your brain, no matter how little you have, for something that really matters. Like making sure that the Earth and people on it will live on for another few thousand years.
   comment# 174   - James Kirk · Alpha base, Moon · May 5, 2008 @ 2:46am

It's a Beluga whale. Google image search a Beluga whale skeleton, and you'll see that it looks exactly like this. It just has a bunch of rotting flesh that looks like fur.
   comment# 175   - Kory Hubbell · Salt Lake City, United States · May 6, 2008 @ 12:20am

THAT IS TRULY INCREDIBLE,I JUST HOPE IT IS NOT A HOAX BECAUSE IT WOULD DIE DOWN SOON & WOULD HAVE BEEN FOR NOTHING. ONE WAY TO KNOW IF IT IS REAL WE JUST WAIT & SEE IF ANTHING COMES FROM THIS.
   comment# 176   - ANDY · TRINIDAD & TOBAGO · May 9, 2008 @ 11:52am

its big bird! you know from sesame street,he was late for work and missed his bus so he tried to fly there and sadly landed in the ocean:(
   comment# 177   - lizzybeth · canada · May 13, 2008 @ 3:32pm

ewwwwwwwwwww oh my gross! i think it might hav been a dinosuar! i dont think i spelled that right hah lol
   comment# 178   - Brittany age14 · canton, usa · May 15, 2008 @ 6:26am

I'll bet it is just a mutation of a crocadille and it got some hair, the after days of rotting people found it and thought it might be something special, but hay thanks for sharing the pics, the creature is pretty kick rear orifice.
   comment# 179   - Jory Monnie · Baudette, MN · May 16, 2008 @ 1:59pm

tome, it has the uncanny resembelance to the steriotypical image of a dragon...hmm..interesting
   comment# 180   - Steve · BC, canada · May 17, 2008 @ 11:31am

This is kind of weird. It hasn't been discovered yet, so would proabably live down deep. But it has fur, indicating a mammal, so that couldn't be the case. And the beak just plain has me baffled. Oh, and the earth is scientifically proven to be more than 6,000 years old. If it was that young, we wouldn't exist, we wuld be much farther behind in evolution.
   comment# 181   - Ted Bobbery · NYC, USA · May 18, 2008 @ 6:22am

Earth is not proven to be older than 6,000 years all our history dates back that far. Also I seen them analyze and object and look at it, all they do is check it over for hours. Than they "PREDICT!!!" Do you see that predict? That its been that old or made that long ago now stop saying Earth is older than 6,000 years when we got no proof or history of it dating that far back.
   comment# 182   - Elias · Green Bay, Wisconsin · May 21, 2008 @ 7:40am

You guys just crack me up. The bible is a good book, in the sense that it teaches morals and good nature(sometimes) but to use it as 'proof' that the world is 6000 years old is unlogical beyond being funny. The story of jesus is an adaption of the old Egyptian story of Horus, which was taken by the Israelites when they left Egypt. They were held as slaves so wanted nothing to do with the Egyptians so changed a few minor details, but in basic terms it is just an astrological story of the alignment with the star sign Aquarius. The end. Oh and plus the picture is of a badly decaying toothed whale, just look in any whale anatomy book. Its time that america stops filling the heads of its children with unlogical blind faith, before it consumes us all. Peace
   comment# 183   - Nick · Edinburgh · May 22, 2008 @ 9:49am

Hello, all you non-believers, how can you discount dinosaur bones and carbon dating. Are you so stupid and nearsighted that you discount actual facts and only believe mans written word? Pathetic. These gotta be the same people who give money to TV avangelist. Geez, explain Coelacanths then, oh wait, it's not in the Bible, must not exist then, even though it's on the endangered species list and it's existed millions of years.....hello, educate yourself fool. BTW, it's a whale skeleton, duh!
   comment# 184   - Hyde · Powder Springs, USA · May 22, 2008 @ 12:20pm

i think its like a reallly old alligtor like back in the dino times
   comment# 185   - galspals · orange count · May 22, 2008 @ 3:45pm

I think it's an orca or a beaked whale. It doesn't look like a beluga enough. The skeleton matches orca & beaked much more. But who knows, it's possibly a new spiecies. As for the earth being 6k, I believe it's true. I believe there isn't enough evidence to say that evolution is real. Saying there's a God who created everything makes so much more sense than the earth just appearing out of thin air, then life just spontaneously jumping from goo, to a living, complicated organism. It's like trying to put a lego set together by just stuffing the pieces into a box, then shaking it around. Nothing will happen, it's not possible. If you really want to believe in evolution, fine. But just remember that you'd better be ready to face the concequences when the time comes. Personally, I'd be insulted to say I evolved from a monkey. Or that this whale-creature-thing came from a pile of goo.
   comment# 186   - Tonks · U.S. · May 23, 2008 @ 5:35pm

What a terrific find! An Opportuni Researchus Grantis!
   comment# 187   - Nobleshet · Hayward, CA, USA · May 24, 2008 @ 9:57am

everything is almost a hokes now
   comment# 188   - yo · hollister · May 24, 2008 @ 4:11pm

Hello all, sorry to be a barer of bad news. I have recreated such a creature in my toilet after a feasting of chipotle mega burritos. Actually, that might be one of the fecal creatures I have created on a cruise around the Alaskan region a year ago. Guess it made its way over to Russia. Admittingly enough, I do have quite the potent colon.
   comment# 189   - Jose · Rat Mouth Florida · May 30, 2008 @ 8:06am

its most likely a Beluga whale
   comment# 190   - me · me · May 31, 2008 @ 7:16pm

Deep Sea creature? We know more about space then what's in the ocean.
   comment# 191   - M. Long · USA · Jun 1, 2008 @ 12:07am

Ok, we are all here because we want to learn about this creature, right? Well then why are we having these religious arguments? Why can't people just express their opinions? Let's face it, people in the world all have different points of views and nobody can truly change that. So just let it be! By the way, I think it could be some sort of whale because of the way it's skull is. The alleged "Fur" on it is probably stuff from the ocean, and the thing looks like it has been dead for a while, so that's what gives it it's grotesque appearence. I think that the reason why the "fur" actually looks like it is on the body is that the stuff that got caught onto the dead whale as it floated to the surface rotted with the animal. Or it could be a completely new species that we haven't discovered yet. I mean, look at the Frilled Shark and Coelecanth ;)
   comment# 192   - Hannah · USA · Jun 1, 2008 @ 6:18am

And, yeah, it's a Beluga Whale. The skeleton looks exactly like this creature. And check out my long-winded last comment! (If it got posted)
   comment# 193   - Hannah (Again) · USA · Jun 1, 2008 @ 6:29am

I think that its part orca part crocidile and part bird. Oh by the way the Earth is not 6000 years old Jon- Alaska. Maybe you should have an education.
   comment# 194   - my name · USA · Jun 1, 2008 @ 7:11am

Damn!!! What in the hell is that? I think its just a some kind of sea snake that it still alive, but the body is mess up.
   comment# 195   - Theo · Florence · Jun 5, 2008 @ 10:35am

maybe if you guys actually did some of your own research, you would find that the earth is not millions of years old, but is actually around 6,000 years old. as far as calling people who believe this uneducated, don't accuse people when you most likely haven't even spent any time performing your own research about this topic.
   comment# 196   - Jordan · USA · Jun 9, 2008 @ 7:30pm

I m a scientist and i know this is no other than an evolved pikachu. My cousin nessie told me this was his grand mother but i really dont believe him.
   comment# 197   - Carlos · Fort Wayne United States · Jun 10, 2008 @ 5:12pm

hey thats my pet i lost it when we where playing hide and seak her name is!! i for got!!!
   comment# 198   - andrew beaverho · yellowknife n.t · Jun 13, 2008 @ 10:40am

The teeth look like a herbabore's teeth not carnivore's. They are flat. I don't think it is a beluga because i do not see any flipper bones and the beluga is not a herbivore. Looks cool though even though i'm completely stumped on what it is. :)
   comment# 199   - Anne Marie · Wadesville, IN USA · Jun 14, 2008 @ 3:42pm

Being frozen is very likely, by the looks of its well preserved remains
   comment# 200   - Candy · Riverside, U.S. · Jun 17, 2008 @ 12:20pm

what the devil is that? i can't even figure it out. what ever it is, i think is a fake, made form old traps and stuff. if not, then where are the other creatures of its kind? like it can survive and reproduce by itself?
   comment# 201   - frank · dominican republic · Jun 17, 2008 @ 5:16pm

it is eather a (1)big berd (2)evolved evolutionists that was washed up on the beach (3)undiscovered animal (4)pterodactyl or other such animal and don't get me wrong i love science fiction (go star trek)but i think evolutionists need to figure out fact from fiction there is no proof and thanks for lisaning, go do some research :)
   comment# 202   - Bethany bible girl · canada · Jun 18, 2008 @ 3:07pm

Looks like a harbour pourpoise. For sure. If you look at the last pic here: http://members.shaw.ca/spyhopper/Skeletal.htm and then look at the last one of the 'mystery creature' you will see the light.
   comment# 203   - Jeme Souviens · Canada · Jun 19, 2008 @ 12:51pm

WHO KILLED BIG BIRD?
   comment# 204   - Tim · Maastricht, Holland · Jun 19, 2008 @ 4:10pm

it's a decomposing saltwater croc...that's all.
   comment# 205   - Bob D · Pittsburgh, USA · Jun 28, 2008 @ 1:59pm

Who cares what it is, let's eat it!
   comment# 206   - Alan · Orange County, USA · Jun 28, 2008 @ 2:32pm

All I know is that I just read two years worth of what day the earth was created after looking at a strange carcass. I forgot what the subject was.
   comment# 207   - Todd · USA · Jul 1, 2008 @ 2:00am

Nessie's cousin! lol, and all those guys that think the world is 6000 years old, need wake up and smell the coffee. The world of science has come further than Carbon 14 now.
   comment# 208   - Ki2 · South Africa · Jul 3, 2008 @ 10:29pm

That is some kind of crocodile/alligator. It's really simple look at the snout and tail. It is possible that it's an eel too. Observe the bone structure carefully.
   comment# 209   - Kaitlyn · North America · Jul 8, 2008 @ 11:32am

i think its kind of a underwater snakebir in the prehistoric times . correct me if im wrong .please. dont argue we have some sort of different opinions.LETS LEAVE IT TO THE AUTHORITIES !
   comment# 210   - Dhar Win Catarata · philippines · Jul 13, 2008 @ 4:28am

Whoa! We know more about the moon than the depths of our own water! What other things lie on the seabed? No one knows! The pressure would crush our skeletons down there, so... who does know? Ohh!
   comment# 211   - Bethanie Walters · America · Jul 20, 2008 @ 8:27am

IT'S AN ORCA SKELETON, U BELLENDS!!!!!!!!!!!!
   comment# 212   - jason Osmer · hasting UK · Jul 26, 2008 @ 7:54am

ORCA SKELETON!!!!! ORCA ORCA ORCA ORCA ORCA OCRA, ITS NOT GOT HAIR OR FUR BECAUSE ITS AN ORCA SKELETON, AND ORCAS DONT HAVE HAIR OR FUR. who said the world was 6000 years old!!? i think my grans older than that!!!!
   comment# 213   - jason osmer · UK hastings · Jul 26, 2008 @ 8:00am

try Google-ing whale skeleton and you'll see it's very similar to the skeleton on the photo. it's more likely to be a humpback whale.observe the teeth,it's the same with that of whales.
   comment# 214   - jl · cebu city · Jul 28, 2008 @ 9:06pm

i went on aol and i saw a creature that was unown then i was checking up other mutants like it i got this website and i figured out it is a breed of a muntant since mutants die in hours of being born from a muntant and a normal animal,two diffrent speices mating and making a diffrent animals same things as mutants die in hours unless taken by scientists to help it survive.two normal animals that mate and have a baby is called a hybrid.and two diffrent sea animals that were big had eggs instead of live babies and they are hatching and coming out to land and by the time they get there they are dead go on this website http://news.aol.com/weird-news/article/just-what-is-the-montauk-monster/114144?icid=100214839x1206970962x1200339762 and you will sea an animal that looks alike with this animals but the animal on this website has seaweed all over it and i cant beleive that some of you thought it was a hoax it was on the news and it on over 100 websites ive gone on to explain this you even learn about hybrids in school im 10 and i found this out with a little bit a research and if you think you cant trust me cause im 10 thats your problem cause im making the most sense here. good bye to you guys that believe me and O'well for those who dont believe me.
   comment# 215   - jose · florida,hollywood · Aug 2, 2008 @ 7:48am

its probably an ocean mammal like a whale or dolphin, or a crock. The world is getting stupider with answers like 6000 years old and undiscovered monster talk. I think we are all doomed and getting dumber everyday.
   comment# 216   - joe · dallas tx · Aug 3, 2008 @ 6:51am

I agree with the bloke who thinks it's some sort of creature. Personally I take my evolution with a little dash of divine spark, mmmn yum. Evolution is a brilliant and groudbreaking idea, would you have thought of it. By the way it's science (not the bible) that dates the Garden of Eden back to 6000 years, the same science that dates the earth to 4.6 billion years. Use science for science, not as it suits you.
   comment# 217   - Mark · Wangaratta, Australia · Aug 4, 2008 @ 12:03am

get over it its a freakin dino species that never extinct or could be a hoax ya never know, and thw world has been around longer than 6,000 freakin years
   comment# 218   - i am matt · kokomo, indiana · Aug 4, 2008 @ 4:37pm

Well, it's definitely not identical, or even similar, to the now-famous "Montauk Monster" that washed up on a beach near that eponymous Long Island fishing town. For one thing, this creature's snout is longer and non-hooked. Makes me wonder if it might be a decomposed dolphin, or beaked whale.* *Officially, the "Beast of Stronsay" (a Scottish island in the North Sea) was a decomposed basking shark.
   comment# 219   - Carycomic · Connecticut, USA · Aug 8, 2008 @ 7:13am

i think it is and old monster that was hiding in uder water caves
   comment# 220   - theodore · los · Aug 12, 2008 @ 9:12pm

It's a beluga whale folks--right down to the serpantine tail. The flukes and fins are soft cartilidge and muscle and will rot away. As others have stated that animals take on the coloring around them (not always the case) and this has yellow flesh. The Beluga is white--add some discoloration due to decomposition and we have yellow. Look at this http://www.skullsunlimited.com/beluga_whale_skull.html
   comment# 221   - dannyk · Tucson, AZ-USA · Aug 13, 2008 @ 8:15am

I'm no marine biologist, but I'm certain its a Garados
   comment# 222   - Pat · Sydney, Australia · Aug 13, 2008 @ 7:25pm

It is NOT a whale of any species. In the pectoral fins, there are finger bones. Toothed whales have conical teeth, close together and conical all the way back. The rear teeth close to the pharyngeal region of this animal (if it is real) are molariform. This animal (if it is real) most likely was not a meat eater. Would sure love to be in the room as the bones are reassembled (if it is real) and studied by the experts, of which none of us are!!! I suspect a clever hoax.
   comment# 223   - Kimo · Hawaii · Aug 16, 2008 @ 8:24pm

It looks like the creature from the movie "Tremors"...I don't know about this...
   comment# 224   - Rebecca · Cleveland, Ohio · Aug 16, 2008 @ 8:29pm

Don't you people do any research? This "creature" was found out to be a toothed whale covered in seaweed. The info was posted on the web. It's 2008, this thing appeared 2 years ago. Keep up with the times. And stop arguing about how old the earth is. Respect other peoples opinions & stop insulting them.
   comment# 225   - Sierra · Ireland · Aug 20, 2008 @ 8:33am

What ever it is, its breathtaking! This just goes to show that there is still alot more we don't know and to be found. I'm determined to find out this myterious creature's identity.
   comment# 226   - Anonymous · Cary, North Carolina · Aug 22, 2008 @ 10:26am

Hi, Not sure what it is, but what is alarming are the comments from "Jon · Anchorage Ak" 6000 yr. old.....lol. what an less than intelligent person..
   comment# 227   - Clint · UK · Aug 25, 2008 @ 9:21am

i saw someone say a creature from the movie black crystal and theyre 100 percent right lol looks addentical
   comment# 228   - thatguy · ontario nb · Aug 28, 2008 @ 8:17pm

well it may be a hoax or it could be real but i think that it could have been a prehistoric creature but that still does not explain the feathers or hair,or the bird like beak when it had no wings but i thinks the long tail worked as a flipper
   comment# 229   - Rachel · michigan · Aug 30, 2008 @ 4:04am

looks to me, like its a stange creature found off the coast of russia
   comment# 230   - boris · AUSTRALIA · Sep 6, 2008 @ 3:18am

The beach beast resembles a alligator or croc
   comment# 231   - donna miller · st. petersburg, fl · Sep 8, 2008 @ 9:13am

i think its bigbird off sesame street wondered where that big old buzzard was gone
   comment# 232   - starbay · cork ireland · Sep 11, 2008 @ 8:50am

i think it is clearly some species/descendant of a marine animal in the dino era. it could still be a living species in the depths of the ocean. you know, only less than 10% of the ocean has been explored. there is some crazy stuff out there and im not even surprised that something like this appeared.
   comment# 233   - mickyhaynes · Tennessee · Sep 12, 2008 @ 6:24pm

Hey, Sierra, show us the link where you get your info! Still feel it is a hoax, but do not think toothed whale, and that is NOT seaweed! I live on an island, and I believe I know seaweed. Seaweed thousands of years old? I don't think so.
   comment# 234   - Kimo · Hawaii · Sep 13, 2008 @ 1:12am

I was actually part of a team of researchers who was able to look at a small piece of this creature that had been sent to Florida. Our analysis shows it is Sea Biscuit.
   comment# 235   - Dr. Jackie Burton-Wong, Zoologist · Miami, FL · Sep 15, 2008 @ 6:26pm

Dr. Burton-Wong is a known fraud in his field! This creature is actually a HarryPotterJurassicLordoftheRingsBlobsquatch. This is the Latin name anyway.
   comment# 236   - Dr. Russell Moorehead · London · Sep 16, 2008 @ 4:43pm

We've been watching this most interesting thread. Hate to tell you people, but you've all been duped. For some, you win. It is fraud and well done one at that!
   comment# 237   - Karyn Grohezky · Russia · Sep 17, 2008 @ 3:52am

My colleaue Ms. Grohezky is correct. After sharing a bottle of vodka, we butchered our neighbor's horse, elongated the skull and vertebrae with silly putty, threw some old mold-covered blanket over it and became quasi-famous. We were going for a half dragon/half thundercat.
   comment# 238   - Mikhal Verbobinskinov · Russia · Sep 17, 2008 @ 10:04am

I think it is a small whale. Not a fraud or hoax but a decaying whale that certainly looks a little weird. The skeleton, minus absent legs/arms, does make it look like a dinosaur of some sort. PS I also believe the earth is around 6000 to 10000 years old. Carbon dating past 5000 years or so is ridiculous.
   comment# 239   - Chad · US · Sep 17, 2008 @ 10:27am

It is a graboid from my movie Tremors. Trust me.
   comment# 240   - Kevin Bacon · United States · Sep 18, 2008 @ 9:44am

I think its some sort of thing like a snake,or serpent
   comment# 241   - Kyla K · Edmonton Canada · Sep 29, 2008 @ 1:34pm

Seriously, anyone that believes the Earth is 6,000 years or younger is nuts. Oh yeah...it's really flat too! You people crack me up!
   comment# 242   - Dave · USA · Oct 1, 2008 @ 2:39pm

Come on you guys. Don't be fools. It is just a prop used by the circus or movies! Its probably useless and dirty and dumped into the sea.
   comment# 243   - Chris · Singapore · Oct 3, 2008 @ 1:43am

It's a species of dolphin. Probably not the one pictured here, but never the less a dolphin. http://www.skullsunlimited.com/graphics/white-sided-dolphin-skeleton-lg.jpg Is this a science savvy site? All I did was look up ocean skeletons on Google, duh!
   comment# 244   - Alex · U S of America · Oct 3, 2008 @ 6:58pm

Whatever "it" is, it got caught in the ugly current for a while. Once the dust settles between the Evolutionists and the Bible-Thumpers, we'll get to find out what "it" REALLY is.
   comment# 245   - lizard breath · Kearney, NE · Oct 3, 2008 @ 8:32pm

It looks strange and a cross between a fish an an alligator. It surely looks terrifying.
   comment# 246   - sonica · Delhi, India. · Oct 6, 2008 @ 1:33am

It's Skeletor's pet
   comment# 247   - Jaker · JHB, South Africa · Oct 7, 2008 @ 7:42am

Eheheh...^^" It's a....Birdfishwhale?! And....Not an orca. All mammals have hair on their faces and give their young milk. It's what defines them as mammals.
   comment# 248   - Kitourahime · Sydney, Australia. · Oct 9, 2008 @ 11:40pm

Kinda looks like one of the vilian creatures from the movie 'the dark crystal'...The Skeksis
   comment# 249   - shadowace99 · Sacramento, ca, usa · Oct 10, 2008 @ 9:43am

That's weird!
   comment# 250   - claudia hackett · pentwater, migan · Oct 14, 2008 @ 10:34am

Has anyone bothered looking at pictures (2) and (5) there is a big difference in length and bone structure also i would think the ice shelf theory would be most correct for those believers as there is still skin on this creature picture (1). but to be honest this thing is screaming one big rear orifice hoax! and to prove that! compare the type of bone from the bone mass of the skeleton to its skull they don't barely match up on a calcium or iron index chart, also i thought these photos were taken by soldiers? so tell me why there are two civilians in picture (5)? my point proven its a hoax by the russians read the caption as it quotes "SAKHALIN, RUSSIA -- This creature was found by Russian soldiers on Sakhalin shoreline. Sakhalin area" -"It has been said that it was taken by Russian special services for in-depth studies, and we are lucky that people who encountered it first made those photos before it was brought away." to blow the ice shelf theory out of the water also why is our friends teeth not black? ok so everyone think on that and you russian folk stop bull shitting!
   comment# 251   - Fea · N.Z · Oct 16, 2008 @ 4:33pm

some one said that a turtle without a shell. i dont buy it. if it was a turtle the rule is that if theres one theres always another 1
   comment# 252   - unowho · new york · Oct 21, 2008 @ 11:58am

It is a Bezelbub.
   comment# 253   - Victoria Bennington · San Andreas USA · Oct 21, 2008 @ 10:29pm

OMIGAWD!!!! I found a great link it's of a beluga whale: http://i104.photobucket.com/albums/m168/coastwizard/Cryptozoology/Russian%20Sea%20Monster/8.jpg it looks just like this!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
   comment# 254   - Hannah · AZ (USA) · Nov 3, 2008 @ 4:46pm

I would say that all those nukes from the USSR got into the water and made a crocodile a little funny....
   comment# 255   - Bo Jangles · Pen Island, Canada · Nov 14, 2008 @ 9:44am

That's a Graboid Ain't she a beaut!
   comment# 256   - Derek · Baton Rouge · Nov 22, 2008 @ 1:52pm

Clearly the noted creature has the skeletal structure of a man-bear-pig. A creature which is half man half bear half pig. Excelsior!
   comment# 257   - Al Gore · Des Moines, Iowa · Dec 15, 2008 @ 8:00am

probably an extremely evolved cetacean-like creature from the deep, but it looks a little like a furry Basilosaurus. for all we know, it was a juvenile that was frozen during one of the first ice ages and just now thawed out. I know it sounds completely ridiculous, but you never know what lurks beneath...... Man bear Pig!HAHAHAHA I love that show!
   comment# 258   - the next president · inside your mind · Dec 16, 2008 @ 8:53am

Are they serial! Scroll back to the posts on November 18, 2006...near the beginning. They cant be serious right? Please tell me in todays modern world we are smart enough to know the earth is NOT 6000 years old! Right? right? Ah, Christian evangelicalism...your brainwashing skills are impressive.
   comment# 259   - PJ · Seattle, WA · Dec 17, 2008 @ 11:16am

I have a question: How is the Earth 6,000 years old if there are a bunch of fossils and bones of dinosaurs and such from 64,000,000 years ago? Just wondering. I would really like that to be explained. Not being a smart-alek, I just really want to know. And if it is 6,000 years old, then who put dinosaurs in the ground if they aren't all-natural and all that?
   comment# 260   - Emerald · Somewhere · Dec 23, 2008 @ 8:23am

its the tooth ferries deceased grandmother!
   comment# 261   - tim · oklahoma · Dec 26, 2008 @ 1:16am

People think the earth is only 6000 years old? And i thought i was nuts!
   comment# 262   - Sharpy · Canada · Jan 1, 2009 @ 6:51pm

definitely a dragon or griffin, hope this clears things up :) oh- and the world is around some thousands of years old, not millions or billions by any means. The reason those things we find date back to "3.4 billion years ago" is because we use (mainly) a technique known as carbon dating- which can only date the residual carbon left behind in any biological or living object. Besides: the only thing carbon dating can really do is tell us that something is OLDER than the ground around it... do you really think we've developed a device that just KNOWS "HEY! THIS BONE'S 400 MILLION! AND THAT ONE'S 3498 billion!!" sheesh... scientists can GUESS too, right? Not to nit-pick, but there are plenty of things in this world that we simply CANNOT know; such as the age of the planet that we've been on ever since we can remember- and the species of that well worn corpse.
   comment# 263   - bryan · beaverton · Jan 3, 2009 @ 5:34pm

I think it might be from the dinos to
   comment# 264   - Char Char · Dallas,Oregon · Jan 6, 2009 @ 3:13pm

Obviously the earth is far more than 6,000 years old due to a neat science called archeology. A concept like art has been dated to at least 20,000 years ago, what then could be on this great rock?
   comment# 265   - Zane Pafford · st.petersburgh fl, u.s.a. · Jan 7, 2009 @ 5:37pm

It's a CHUPACABRA!!! Yay.
   comment# 266   - Chupacabra Lover · Burbank, USA · Jan 9, 2009 @ 11:30pm

Oh,it looks scary... The thing is it looks not all rotten,some rotten flesh still seems to be hanging there..isn't it??
   comment# 267   - May · SINGAPORE · Jan 12, 2009 @ 3:36am

There are many strange creatures out there that can,t be explained.Ithink that this creature goes far beyound our years in history.We can only guess what this creature is but to me it,s a sea creature from the Dinosaur age.
   comment# 268   - David B. · Surrey,B.C. Canada · Jan 13, 2009 @ 4:44pm

its a baluga whale with some mud and seaweed on it. du du dur =P
   comment# 269   - um · NY · Jan 19, 2009 @ 6:33pm

its a croc in seaweed
   comment# 270   - cole cunningham · brendon mb · Feb 1, 2009 @ 10:28am

That's a pretty scary thing!
   comment# 271   - Marlou · the Netherlands, Nijmegen · Feb 6, 2009 @ 5:05am

It's an Emo.
   comment# 272   - Charlie · United Kingdom · Feb 6, 2009 @ 1:28pm

ITS BIG BIRD!
   comment# 273   - April · Canada · Feb 8, 2009 @ 4:15pm

it is probably a new speaseas but those of you who think the earth is billions of years old need your head examind. "Evolution" is a HOAX and darwin acnoligas that manny things are rong with his thery, sutch as the posibilaty of eyes evolving and such.Besides that we know now that the earth would be in searios truble becouse of the moon geting further of in recent years,it would droun all the dinos and the earth is slowing down witch means it wase way faster billions of years ago so billions of years ago all the dinos would have flown off into space and all the life forms would be DEAD!!
   comment# 274   - unanamus · canada · Feb 16, 2009 @ 12:51pm

The last post is whats strange. Do people really talk and spell that idiotic ? btw it looks like uh...ummm... something odd
   comment# 275   - daniel johnson · powder springs usa · Feb 19, 2009 @ 3:00pm

It looks like a horse skull with a whale spine covered in seaweed.
   comment# 276   - q · germany · Feb 28, 2009 @ 7:28pm

this world is full of wonders, so i'm not surprise if u discovered something unusual by land or water. Just a proof that discovering strange things help us to think, what's life behind them. Their extinction/discovery has its own timing.
   comment# 277   - hil · philippines · Mar 2, 2009 @ 1:27am

who said it's not a dino? and to all u who think the earth is billions and trillions of years old,U R STUPID!!! i am ashamed that the world has come to this. scientists know nothin! pick up a Bible sometime.it'll do u good. but yes,i do think it's a dino.the earth isn't as old as most think.it's completely logical for it to be a dino.no meteor or comet or whatev wiped out dinos. especially those that lived underwater!
   comment# 278   - mystery · fayettville,nc · Mar 6, 2009 @ 12:55pm

It looks like a magnataur to me that lives in underwater i think ill call it a Aquataur
   comment# 279   - Dei Faburada · Phillipines · Mar 7, 2009 @ 3:04am

It looks like it could be a very rotten whale or shark corpse, or maybe a crocodile or alligator. I'm pulling for whale. Of course, you never know. Remember when we thought the coelacanth was extinct? :D
   comment# 280   - Kyrsten · Indianapolis, IN · Mar 12, 2009 @ 12:08pm

I think that it could a dinosour. The earth really isn' that old and we are still continueing to find speicies after speicies of creature we all thought were extinct all the time. No one really knows what lies at the botton of the ocean. Sharks and manuy types of reptiles are still around that very much resemble some so called "extint" creatures.
   comment# 281   - Jessica · Tulare, California · Mar 15, 2009 @ 10:45pm

Clearly there are a few idiots on here.. Someone said the earth is only six thousand years old, pffft. Where did you go to school. dinosaurs became extinct 65 mil years ago.. but yeah sure the world is 6000 years old. I reckon it's a hoax tbh, a crocs body with a wig? :').
   comment# 282   - Jessica. · Hartlepool, England · Mar 19, 2009 @ 9:06am

Its obviously a beluga whale, it's just a little ditearated. As for the skin/fur, it's just seaweed,garbage, ect. Stop tryiong to make it a big deal. Sure there's different kinds of creatures not known to man, and they are out there somewhere. If everyone exagerates like this each time someone discovers something..... then maybe everyone is not ready to see what is ment to be seen. Oh yea.. I'm a logical stoner, so dnt be upset. After all it is just a picture.
   comment# 283   - Xavier De La Cruz · Austin,TX · Mar 23, 2009 @ 1:25pm

That might be dino because it looks like it been there a long time
   comment# 284   - Frank · Canada · Mar 28, 2009 @ 6:28am

it has a body of like a snake and a it looks like a beek but the fur really throughs me off
   comment# 285   - Eric · St.Petersburg Florida · Mar 29, 2009 @ 1:42pm

judging by the look of it,it could have been a baby basilosaurus,the bones don,t seem to be that old so this baby basilosaurus or what ever creature it is didnt die to long ago, mabye even 200 years or less.slight chance its a hoax but unlikely due to the fact that the ocean is so big,so deep,soo dark,and as far as mankind knows almost unexplorable.
   comment# 286   - Matthew Shaw · pepperell(united states) · Mar 30, 2009 @ 1:52pm

It looks like a hairy crocodile,or maybe a prehistoric mutant...It has nostrills they are just on its sides.The tail isnt like a whale's tail so it isnt a whale.If its a crocodie I cant see its legs
   comment# 287   - Manuel · Puerto Rico · Apr 4, 2009 @ 1:52pm

Get out the barbeque sauce!
   comment# 288   - Nunya · West Papua, New Guinea · Apr 8, 2009 @ 1:44pm

I think a lot of you are just insane (or paranoid). It's obviously a species of fish that found its way to the surface or was frozen and then thawed out. You can tell by the beak-like nose that it was just some sort of ancient ocean-dweller like a sturgeon.
   comment# 289   - Christian · Ocoee, Fl · Apr 20, 2009 @ 7:56am

Well, any updates on the creature?Since its press release in 2006, nothing have been said about it.Please Russian Special services, do tell us what it is! Maybe it's a mutated baby whale which cant survive in the ocean because it has long fur/hair which disable it to swim efficiently, hence, died by drowning.
   comment# 290   - Fitznoah · Singapore · Apr 23, 2009 @ 11:45pm

it's a magical liopleurodon Charlie!! lol
   comment# 291   - melonie · manchester USA · Apr 25, 2009 @ 9:36am

ya its definately a baluga. heres a link to a picture of its skeleton, although its missing a fin/flipper. probably got injured lost its fin and got washed up.
   comment# 292   - robert · PA · Apr 27, 2009 @ 5:49am

i think it is some kind of birdish type creature due to the way it looks!!! like a dragon!
   comment# 293   - cian · ireland · May 3, 2009 @ 6:21am

We think that it resembles the creature off of the movie tremors
   comment# 294   - rosemary · unted states · May 3, 2009 @ 8:48pm

Looks like a croc-a-gator to me!!
   comment# 295   - Gage · Daytona Beach,FL · May 7, 2009 @ 1:33pm

Look, I know im only 11 but i think i know what it is. I think it is a dinosaur. There could of been really tough skin that lasted, then a flood could of come along and covered it in mud, thereby slowing the decaying process down. Then the mud could of turned into dirt and could have been blown off or washed off, exposing it to human life. Godd idea?
   comment# 296   - Chloe · Austin, TX · May 16, 2009 @ 5:49pm

What kind of less than intelligent person told you that the earth was only 6,000 years old? God?
   comment# 297   - Diana · Adelaide · May 24, 2009 @ 3:07am

you can plainly see that this so-called "prehistoric creature" is simply an animal of the crocodile family. mystery solved.
   comment# 298   - Barbara · New York, New York · May 28, 2009 @ 1:38pm

no its not a baluga or a crocodile and for shore not a dragon but im not shore wat it is it might be a mutant or maby in the snake family ther is only 1 way to find out we have to find a live one and catch it and i dont thik thats hair on it i think its seeweed or something and by the way yall are sayin the earth is 6000 yers old and billions of years old how do you know nobody will know cuz its not ment to be known and pluse we dont have the advansed tchnoligy to find out
   comment# 299   - josh · seguin texas · May 29, 2009 @ 9:40am

that thing is UGLY
   comment# 300   - courtney · U.S.A · Jun 4, 2009 @ 10:36am

lets go on monster hunt....... i think there is more mystical creatures in this world that we dont know of, and would love to go on hunt for these creatures
   comment# 301   - divan · south-africa · Jun 9, 2009 @ 1:27am

OH MY GOD !!!! THIS IS TRULY UNBELIEVABLE... AWESOME!
   comment# 302   - asdsad · asdasdasd · Jun 14, 2009 @ 9:38am

Its homer simpsons sister inlaws
   comment# 303   - grubsy · New Zealand · Jun 14, 2009 @ 10:21am

I agree with sue jamasem maybe it is a young pliosaur. We can do as many artistic reconstructions as we'd like but that still won't tell us whether or not something had hair on it.... though it does seem wierd to me that an underwater creature would be covered in thick hair....I really can't think of any that are. It's still awesome whatever it is.
   comment# 304   - Ashley · USA · Jun 18, 2009 @ 2:25pm

i think it could be a giant eel. because iti couldn't be a dinosaur from long ago if it still had meat and all on it. if it were a dinosaur it would be all bones. or disenagrated into the ground.
   comment# 305   - sarah · tallahassee · Jun 20, 2009 @ 8:15am

it is a beluga whale look it up and the skeleton is exactly the same can the russians see that
   comment# 306   - Samule Rogers · texas · Jun 27, 2009 @ 11:35pm

i think steven spielberg owns that creature
   comment# 307   - richard · phillippines · Jul 2, 2009 @ 12:09am

almost looks like a hobo version of bigbird from sesame street
   comment# 308   - kennedy · melissa texas · Jul 8, 2009 @ 9:56am

may that be a monster for film movie??
   comment# 309   - akbar · jakarta · Jul 9, 2009 @ 9:06pm

looks like something from super mario world.
   comment# 310   - Allen Ray J.r. · austin tx · Jul 11, 2009 @ 6:34am

Yes its the remains of a toothed whale.....probable a Killer Whalw
   comment# 311   - Simon · United Kingdom · Jul 29, 2009 @ 10:52am

pfft, no way is that a killer whale, it is too long and thin, does look very similar to the frilled shark found in japan however (same eel-like body structure and large ribcage) this would also make sense as the area it was found in is near to japan.
   comment# 312   - AJ · United Kingdom · Aug 2, 2009 @ 6:50am

Hey guys, google at killer whale's skeleton and you'll see 100% the same as the skeletal remains at the photos. It's a decomposing mid sise killer whale that has been washed out from shore and died.There' nothing strange with this.Killer whale's head skull is actually smaller than it looks that make it look like a skull of a different animal.
   comment# 313   - vic villacorta · PHILIPPINES · Aug 9, 2009 @ 10:09pm

I think it might be like a deformed crocodile or something.If not it might be a mutant.
   comment# 314   - haley · us · Aug 11, 2009 @ 9:23am

I agree with Vic, it looks alot more like a mid sized Orca. The skull is a near perfect match, and not fat enough to be a frill shark. The body area is in too bad shape to tell how big is, but its definately too fat to be a frill shark, they are thin, like eels. I have no definate answer, only an opinion, and thats what it looks like.
   comment# 315   - Chris · UK · Aug 16, 2009 @ 6:59pm

I think it is a cat...
   comment# 316   - Captain Whizbang · Kokomo, Indiana United States of America · Aug 20, 2009 @ 5:54am

Its got hair and looks like a whale or a croc so if you kinda mix them together youl probly know what it is.Or you could take my advice.If It was on land it would have already been descovered so it would have to be from the very very deepest parts of the ocean.
   comment# 317   - Kaylee Tryon · U.S.A · Aug 21, 2009 @ 3:10pm

Ok I am here to brake the argument!I think the animal came frome the ocean and hasent been descovered yet cause youknow there are thousands of undescovered animals. Oh,AND IT IS NOT A CAT!!!!!!
   comment# 318   - Kaylee · Havloc · Aug 21, 2009 @ 3:23pm

I think that's a prehistoric fish
   comment# 319   - Ahmad Najib · Indonesia · Sep 3, 2009 @ 2:29pm

I am a creationist and I believe dinosaurs and man were created within the same week under 6000 years ago. After the flood, the outer atmosphere of water was dissipated over the earth through 40 days and 40 nights of rain over the entire earth killing all but a couple of each species by the grace of God. The water layer of protection prior to the flood provided increased atmospheric pressure and light filtration. combined, they increase size, strength and life span dramatically by providing structure and protection from the suns harmful rays. After the flood, all species were weaker, smaller and had shorter lives than before. People's lives shortened from an average of 600-900 years to around 120 years max. Many dinosaur species died out from a less regulated temperature in the atmosphere. Dragons are evidence that dinosaurs were a reality in pop culture. Sightings of pterydactyls and sea cratures are frequent throughout history. The bible mentions a couple descriptions of prehistoric creatures in the book of Job, which should be impossible according to evolutionists. I think this creature might be a Pleisiosaur? Who knows. Where are all the missing links? there aren't any. Just very specifically created species which are very adaptable and too complicated to have evolved from natural selection. We are God's most spectacular creation! Very unique. Email me your comments. lukee420@hotmail.com
   comment# 320   - Luke Frantz · Lethbridge, Canada · Sep 24, 2009 @ 10:19pm

when mummy whale and daddy croc love each other very much... they have baby crocwhale!!! and creationists are almost as thick as Scientologists!!!
   comment# 321   - person · carlisle,england · Sep 27, 2009 @ 6:10am

It is definately not a pleisiosaur, their skulls are pointed like arrows. If it is not a fish and either has fur or hair then I suspect it to be some sort of giant mole or possibly a furry snake.
   comment# 322   - George · Quebec, Canada · Sep 27, 2009 @ 2:07pm

I love it when people just can't wait to ruin other peoples imagination...anyway Im with OZ, It is one of the bad guys from the dark crystal.
   comment# 323   - Floyd Benson · Cumberland US · Sep 27, 2009 @ 11:52pm

its obviously a hoax, its just an alligator's head or something else,with whale bones,and other scrap bones they probably found,covered with dirty rags,that conveniently cover up the areas people could use to identify it...so yeah id say its fake,just some people trying to get some attention and maybe some money.
   comment# 324   - Kennedy · United States of America · Oct 21, 2009 @ 7:03pm

It appears to have a whale-like skull structure. What is left of the elongated body with the large "chunky" vertebrae and the huge ribs (indicating a large chest cavity) also indicates whale heritage, however the proportions are somewhat different - more reptilic, as is the appearance of what is left of the facial epidermis. The teeth appear to be flat and molder-like rather than canine could indicate that the creature was a herbivore.. but more likely an omnivore as herbivore teeth are flatter and more plate-like. The hair/fur indicates it was not a water-dweller. I conclude by the combination of appearance of in-tact remains of different features of the creature's body that it could possibly be from the Mammoth period where it has been quite successfully mummified in ice. However, the decomposition of the remains suggests that it is much younger than that. DNA analysis will easily determine its species.
   comment# 325   - Dr Milo · Australia · Oct 26, 2009 @ 10:56pm

not rocket science- its a whale alodragnessie
   comment# 326   - hamish · sydney australia · Nov 1, 2009 @ 5:02pm

I'm fairly sure this is the skeleton of Dinosaur Jesus. Note in particular how it's lying across two planks of wood - clearly the remains of a cross. Proof positive that Newt Gingrich was right all along.
   comment# 327   - Chad Yellowhammer · Monteray Jack · Nov 14, 2009 @ 12:55pm

i agree with jon from alaska, 4.6 billion years is what scietist want to believe, they said it was something a lot less in 1970, and the way the evolution has gone, the world is getting older 40 years every minute, now thats balogna. i think it is a sea creature, maybe very rare, or maybe something that is widespread, just havent found them yet cause they live in deep water. any ways, there are still dinosaurs living, like in the likouala lake. look it up you might be surprised
   comment# 328   - jake Reynies · bismark usa · Nov 18, 2009 @ 10:40am

I think these pics look kool and i wish i could find something this old and awesome.
   comment# 329   - Holly Bair · Upland Indiana · Nov 19, 2009 @ 10:25am

Actually it is an orthopondyx swaniasimotox family.. a breed of dugong & a kambing gurun(Mountain goats).One of this creature have entangled to our trawling nets last year somewhere around the borneo( u figure it out ).
   comment# 330   - nagamerah · Borneo · Nov 28, 2009 @ 1:55am

its a satan in disguise...
   comment# 331   - yoyo · hong kong · Dec 7, 2009 @ 1:18am

Sorry to burst your crypto-bubble but the animal is a well-decomposed long-finned pilot whale, a species very common to the region. The flikes and flipper have rotted off, as has most of the flesh.Here's a pic of a skull (http://scienceblogs.com/tetrapodzoology/Orcinus%20oblique%2024-7-2008.jpg). No mystery here folks!
   comment# 332   - Davo · Ireland · Dec 12, 2009 @ 3:39pm

It's amazing how some decomposition and a little seaweed can turn the corpse of a pilot whale into "oh my god, dinosaurs/nessie/gubmint conspiracy!!!" I blame you brain dead halfwits for the fact that man will never leave this solar system..
   comment# 333   - Cheshire · USA · Dec 21, 2009 @ 3:44pm

a friend of a friend (if you know what i mean) has a story of an animal described as a water going emu with teeth that they saw and tracked when fishing in remote parts of south coast Australia. They tracked it and found it had eaten another in the dunes. maybe its something like that. recent scientific (CSIRO I think)deep sea netting between New Zealand and Australia found many new species. Not evrything is known on the planet. Scientist of the future will laugh at what we think we know.
   comment# 334   - marco west oz · albany · Jan 2, 2010 @ 3:49am

This is obviously just a whale skeleton. If they're going to try and make this find into a hoax, do more than just throw a bunch of scat on it and call it a monster.
   comment# 335   - Thomas · U.S. · Jan 4, 2010 @ 9:49pm

It's a Jesus Seahorse
   comment# 336   - Sarah P. · Wasilla, AK · Jan 9, 2010 @ 12:31am

o wow that looks like sumthing i found from lake suppiror not kidding.........
   comment# 337   - owowowowowowowowowowowwowowowowowowowo · ashland,WI · Jan 9, 2010 @ 5:21pm

the oldest rocks found on earth to date are between 3.8 3.9 billion years old. the earth is believed to be older than that.as far as what animal that is a skeleton from, the picture alone can only leave one to speculate. But its great to see articles like this perhaps they will prompt us to pay more attention to exploring the vast oceans and to what lurks in the depths of them
   comment# 338   - mel · new york, united states · Jan 23, 2010 @ 2:01pm

I know this creature. It tastes a bit like chicken...
   comment# 339   - John Green · Chicago USA · Jan 23, 2010 @ 8:07pm

well I dont have a clue what it is. I do know that the percentage of the deepest parts of the ocean we have explored is in the single digits, as far as how old the world is. Im sticking with the 6000 years. Science is always making mistakes anyways. We all have our beleaves, but im going with Christ on this one.
   comment# 340   - Malachi · Texas USA · Jan 24, 2010 @ 11:32pm

I watched the Dark Crystal for the first time last year...This thing DEFINITELY resembles some of the puppets from that movie...But it also looks like something my sister would bring home as a pet. And sorry guys....but IT IS NOT AN ALLIGATOR OR CROCIDILE...you can CLEARLY see there are no nostril holes in the skull...gators and crocs breathe air through nostrils not blow holes...but I would definitely be interested in knowing what it actually is...hmm...verrry interesting
   comment# 341   - meself · mehome · Jan 31, 2010 @ 11:57pm

its big bird!!!!!!!!!!!
   comment# 342   - Deia · seattle, usa · Feb 1, 2010 @ 7:29pm

I think it looks like the lockness monster or however that thing is spelled.. Altho I also do think it looks like a whales skeleton, whatever it is though I know I dont want to come across one alive -_-. .
   comment# 343   - LeeLee · NY,US · Feb 3, 2010 @ 2:58pm

I wouldn't go back in the water again. Hey! It looks like the Snype off of up!
   comment# 344   - Mandy · Sweden · Feb 24, 2010 @ 4:32pm

If cocroaches lived in dino times without any change or evolving, I'm sure something else might have made it through. Even if it were just 1 that laid eggs after everything died would be enough to keep the species alive in moderation. Idk guess that's why its called a mystery.
   comment# 345   - amanda · riverside ca · Feb 26, 2010 @ 6:11pm

omg it does look like the wise thingy's off of the dark crystal lol.
   comment# 346   - Danielle · TN · Mar 8, 2010 @ 8:49am

its a alligator
   comment# 347   - dre · indiana · Mar 15, 2010 @ 7:06am

It looks to be a kind of giant bird by the look and shape of the mouth, but who knows, i could be wrong :o
   comment# 348   - jessica stallings · virginia beach, united states · Mar 15, 2010 @ 9:20am

For sure it is a false killer whale, Pseudorca crassidens is the scientific name.
   comment# 349   - Mike · Brazil · Mar 20, 2010 @ 3:54pm

6,000 years old? Or billions of years old? Who knows, the bible it just a book written by man, and scientists are only human. There is really no proof for any of these claims. And as for the creature thing thing, im pretty sure it was found to be a whale. And if you think the earth is 6,000 years old you are an less than intelligent person! No, just kiddin, everyone is entitled to their own opinion, but people have to stop kissing the sack of the government, or religion... research for yourself and make your own opinion, cuz the golden religious book isn't neccesarilly %100 factual, and neither are your history books. His+story=history... again written by man, and Jesus isn't real, there have been many characters who resembled Jesus long before christianity... I mean, look at HORUS! If spelled anything wrong people, don't judge me! Im only human. ;-)
   comment# 350   - HeyZues · Planet Earth · Apr 6, 2010 @ 5:03am

its a whale you wankers. and the earth is definately older than 4000 years you stupid inbred christian creationist retards.
   comment# 351   - rick · hobart tasmania · Apr 6, 2010 @ 6:18am

I think it is fake and some dumb ppl just put some bones together, txt or call me your opinion. im single:) and wet
   comment# 352   - 541-678-1499.txt me or call me:) Mandy · Cali · Apr 7, 2010 @ 3:33pm

well goes to show how long its been since the polar caps have been this low wonder what else is left in the earths frezzer
   comment# 353   - whitestag · austraila · Apr 14, 2010 @ 7:30am

The skull looks very much like that of a hors, yet the tail more like a gator.... The ice is melting causing fossils trapped thousands of years old to be freed... There has been living fossils and the ocean is/may be the most mysterious place on earth.. Who knows, it could be a whale, a skeleton of a horse without its legs, or something way more mysterious.
   comment# 354   - Rachael · Jamaica · Apr 18, 2010 @ 11:38am

Its a Toothed whale. google it.
   comment# 355   - Melissa · US · Apr 19, 2010 @ 9:32pm

It is a whale...
   comment# 356   - Steven · US · Apr 21, 2010 @ 5:38am

Did some one say that earth is only 6,000 years old? Duh! Did you forget the seventh day? It's over 7,000 years old.
   comment# 357   - Allec · USA · Apr 26, 2010 @ 9:23pm

i think its a salt water crocodile which is in decomposing stage that makes it looks like strange and unidentical.
   comment# 358   - kram · philippines · May 1, 2010 @ 5:12am

Holy Crap! It is the creature from the Dark Crystal. Either that Nessie went on vacation and ended up in the wrong part of town.
   comment# 359   - Julie · Limestone, Maine US · May 5, 2010 @ 10:51am

Lol at the douche who claims the earth has only been around 6,000 years and that dinosaurs are still around just 'Very rare'. Dude go back to primary school. I think if that was real it would have been on T.V or something, not on some random site, but who knows?
   comment# 360   - Liam R · New Zealand · May 16, 2010 @ 7:59pm

This is clearly the obvious ; it's a Sea Horse. Did you really think those little dried up souvenir ones were worthy of the name ?
   comment# 361   - Doug · Toronto, Canada · May 21, 2010 @ 1:22pm

This is definetly a pre-historic animal of such good details it maybe over a million years old who knows where it came from scientist should figure thios one out very interesting to se of such massive body.
   comment# 362   - Candace · cincinnati,US · May 24, 2010 @ 6:09am

wow for people of Russia it must of bean some kind of dino of i think its a relative of a el chupracobra but i could be wrong all people who think its real your awesome but if you dont thats fine to. peace. krystal age 10
   comment# 363   - krystal z · nanaimo · May 31, 2010 @ 4:11pm

Absolutely, You are all wrong! That was my long lost mother-in-law!
   comment# 364   - zadrach · cebu, phillipines · Jun 9, 2010 @ 6:29am

It's definitely NOT an orca skeleton. Look at the blunt teeth. Orcas have sharper teeth, used for piercing. The...whatever-it-is up there has thick, short, blunt teeth. The spinal structure is very similar, but the extra...skin or whatever isn't. I am reluctant to think it's a hoax, but who knows. The skull and jaw structure of the thing makes me think that "it" is NOT an orca skeleton though.
   comment# 365   - Gabby · USA · Jun 24, 2010 @ 10:19pm

It's my mother in law. Finally!!!!!!!
   comment# 366   - jaio · Trinidad · Jul 9, 2010 @ 6:20am

I Think it may have been a deep sea creature which lives too deep for us to find, despite our technology, we are not capable of reacing the bottom of the ocean. Another theory of mind insists that this creature has been preserved from the ages of the Dinosaurs, Properly an Omnivore, Blunt teeth for chewing Plant Life, And A Beak to capture small animals and swallowing them whole, its some sort of bird like creature, i can tell you that.
   comment# 367   - OceanHistory · Leeds,England · Jul 13, 2010 @ 7:33am

It's a dead killer whale. Look at this pic: http://www.valleyanatomical.com/catalog/popup_image.php?pID=203&osCsid=ersfbvjagbvevcambv4be73at0
   comment# 368   - QuickSearch · NYC, USA · Jul 15, 2010 @ 3:40pm

That thing is some sort of prehistoric fish or a prehistoric bever.
   comment# 369   - cara m. · wford,mi. · Jul 15, 2010 @ 3:54pm

bonjour c'est de beluga, parlez vou beluga?
   comment# 370   - Julius monroe · Sydney · Jul 17, 2010 @ 10:03pm

It's a pterodactyl!!!
   comment# 371   - Karina · Guanajuato, Mexico · Jul 28, 2010 @ 11:40am

Its big bird from sesame street He was swimming and got caught in an oil spill!!
   comment# 372   - duncan · malta · Aug 5, 2010 @ 5:04pm

Gosh, is that a prehistoric animal? I wish it is, because that can be again, one new discovery in the field of paleontology and archaeology, it looks like its still has skin, i'm getting goose bumps.
   comment# 373   - Romel Jhan · Legazpi City, Philippines · Aug 8, 2010 @ 7:54pm

Ha! You're all fools! Obviously, it's the remains of Falkor from 'The Neverending Story'.
   comment# 374   - Jimmy · Chilliwack, Canada · Aug 10, 2010 @ 12:01pm

i think it is an old species of croc because it may have broken through the ice as it melted due to global warming. and you ave got to be kidding. the earth is millions mabie billions of years old you need to be a retard to think 6k, get your heads out of the book of lies and pay attention to science dip scat.
   comment# 375   - caldog · australia · Aug 10, 2010 @ 4:37pm

aku kurang yakin dgn itu karna itu bisa saja direkayasa
   comment# 376   - safril · medan indonesia · Aug 21, 2010 @ 7:36am

Isn't they're scientific facts that the world was made...WAY before 6.000 yrs ago and anyway I suppose the logic side of me would say it's an undicovere species but my myhological side would say it's some sort of dragon/ Greek monster?
   comment# 377   - Fenrus · London · Aug 28, 2010 @ 12:27am

It's a horse
   comment# 378   - MrMcGee · Sweden · Aug 28, 2010 @ 12:44pm

more like a hybrid of horse and alligator
   comment# 379   - kev · malaysia · Aug 31, 2010 @ 9:33pm

its a fricken water buffalo
   comment# 380   - dylan · sioux falls united states · Sep 1, 2010 @ 11:29am

I know what it is. It's a rotting shark carcass.
   comment# 381   - Macques · Sydney, Australia · Sep 16, 2010 @ 2:44am

it's a whale...nothing more, just a whale.
   comment# 382   - kate · u.s. · Sep 16, 2010 @ 7:12am

it looks like a urRu from the movie the dark crystal! thare the good ones.
   comment# 383   - dino13 · usa · Sep 16, 2010 @ 11:04am

It is an Astronaut from alien world which clashed from the flying saucer on its way to ze moooonz! ;)
   comment# 384   - dotcom_micro@yahoo.com · kenya · Oct 1, 2010 @ 12:00pm

It is definitely not a shark.Sharks don't have a skull for a start,and the teeth are pointed,not serrated.This looks more like a Leopard Seal,which is large and predatory carnivore that hunts penguins and other seals.The postcranial vertebrae look more crocodilian than mammalian,however.Very odd.
   comment# 385   - Dave Edmunds · Australia · Oct 3, 2010 @ 7:04pm

i think its one of that creature in that old movie where the monster came from underground and swallows up people, that what it looks like in the photos. ahaha. or somthng else or fake!!
   comment# 386   - Pain sama · leaf village · Oct 8, 2010 @ 8:29pm

Near Japan??? It's Godzilla!!!
   comment# 387   - cheese1 · New York · Oct 19, 2010 @ 8:23am

ITS A WOMPAS CAT!!!
   comment# 388   - bfe · bfe · Oct 19, 2010 @ 12:50pm

well thats a troll
   comment# 389   - halloween pub crawl · australia · Dec 11, 2010 @ 8:23pm

and what happened to the body??
   comment# 390   - luisv · tip of texas · Feb 23, 2011 @ 11:45pm

Is this serious? I heard it's a alien... :P And it's terrible. D:
   comment# 391   - example · uk · Feb 25, 2011 @ 2:54am

Looks tasty :D
   comment# 392   - Andrei · Bucharest ,Romania · Mar 20, 2011 @ 4:30pm

if it,s real, its not from the croc or gator family (seen any front or back legs?)so that means it must have lived in the water. could have been some type of shark or whale except the placement and shape of the teeth are not quite right to be such. this just maybe some kind of illusive sea mammal that was undoccumented because of lack of proof of excistance... or the ill shot photos caused us to miss the flippers and its a really big walris. either way we may never know the truth, but i must say if it was a hoax it sure was a good one.
   comment# 393   - Sidd · Nassau, Bahamas · Mar 24, 2011 @ 9:04am

It looks like an ichthyosaurus, but, he or she; has MOLARS.. It's impossible that a reptile, has molars.. I've never saw a crock or an alligator with molars. Well, I compared 'it' with dolphin skeletons, and part of the male anatomy, but, nothing is simillar to this creature... * is a mammal (I'm 100% SURE that it's a mammal) * not a reptile (It has got molars) * not a fish, it's like a water mammal
   comment# 394   - Iván · Formosa, Argentina · Mar 28, 2011 @ 2:05am

Damn sea serpents. Sailors have known about this for a long as time
   comment# 395   - zombie55 · US · Apr 10, 2011 @ 12:50am

It looks like an ichthyosaurus, but, he or she; has MOLARS.. It's impossible that a reptile, has molars.. I've never saw a crock or an alligator with molars. Well, I compared 'it' with dolphin skeletons, and part of the male anatomy, but, nothing is simillar to this creature... * is a mammal (I'm 100% SURE that it's a mammal) * not a reptile (It has got molars) * not a fish, it's like a water mammal. http;//methoo.com
   comment# 396   - Mohammed Shomam · Canada · Apr 16, 2011 @ 7:38pm

The Skecksies are the creatures from the Dark Crystal that one of the first guys said it was. this is exactly what i thought when i saw it as well.
   comment# 397   - Bones · Prince Frederick, usa · May 17, 2011 @ 5:34am

scelaton,aligotor,old,who gives a poop??!?!
   comment# 398   - kaitlyn · london,england · May 31, 2011 @ 12:45pm

Its just the beast under your bed! That's it fellaz!
   comment# 399   - johnny · stanley nc · Jun 9, 2011 @ 5:50pm

This must be one of those undiscovered species. I strongly believe more of this sort of creatures are still there in some of the uninhabited areas some day more will be found but for this I think it is a primitive crocodile that has mimicked its environment.
   comment# 400   - Ogbanga Clifford dakubie · Port Harcourt, Nigeria · Jun 23, 2011 @ 3:20am

Based from the photo, It looks like prehistoric dinosaur who fought with giant mammoth and both died in the battle. Look at the bones, jaws & tails, the skin at the tail gives a hint that it resemble of dinosaur and the fur is actually resemble from mammoth furs. The decomposition looks like it was mummified and buried before any earthquake or some meltdown expose the corpse and wash to the shore.
   comment# 401   - Hunter · PG , MSA · Jun 24, 2011 @ 2:35am

I think it's a dragon or maybe sometin around that family.. think about it
   comment# 402   - Millie · Miami, USA · Jul 2, 2011 @ 8:03pm

Yea most likely something that made it from the dept of the ocean we haven't discovered and there's a lot!!!!!
   comment# 403   - o.dogg · phx.az · Jul 4, 2011 @ 11:57am

Im not a paleontologist, but I do play one on t.v., so, trust me when I say; its clearly a fluted horseysaurus, that killed and ate John the Baptist 60,001,000 years ago in 1970. Look at the animal skins....the bugs..., and the wood is from his soapbox. Now, I've known god for about 42 years,, which is 6 hours in god time, and he's pisses that you guys are all fighting over such trivial issues.
   comment# 404   - Dr.Dave · UofO ,Eugene, OR, USA · Aug 15, 2011 @ 2:43pm

Bugger, SCP-682 got out again.
   comment# 405   - A-424-W · London, UK · Aug 27, 2011 @ 6:40am

Cant be a Croc or Alligator as they wont be in the sea. They don't like salt water
   comment# 406   - Ben Jones · Bristol · Oct 11, 2011 @ 4:26pm

i am an expert on these types of things... judging by the fur or what ever you wanna call it, it seems to be somekind of a mammal of sorts. it may very well be a whale, but im hesitant to beleive that because whales don't have perms. no, i doubt that the fur is just sea plants, because the color, texture and abundance says otherwise... the teeth suggest that it is probably a fish eater OR a herbavore, and the tail vertebrae look like that of the variouse placadont species. if there is any other evidence to it's repto-mammal origins, it would indeed be it's bone shape\color or the fact that it has land fairing legs and not cetecaen flippers. i say its bigfoot =D just kidding it's probably another kind of large, terrestrial beast that science refuses to study because it's "nonsense...weve allready discovered every single last damn species on the damn planet...no, we did...end of story.....were right and your wrong...shut up..." bah! bahbah black sheep! i dislike science...
   comment# 407   - bleazy02 · Nevada, USA · Oct 27, 2011 @ 11:55pm

it is the loch ness " those communnist stole it "
   comment# 408   - jim · swifton AR. us · Feb 10, 2012 @ 9:19am

It's a Beluga whale. The skull,ribs,vertebra. No one said what it smells like. A dead fin whale on the beach smells bad enough to stop people in their tracks and bring tears to their eyes. I recent experience I had In San Diego.
   comment# 409   - Jorge · USA · Mar 1, 2012 @ 1:28am

Wait! Has anyone seen Puff the Magic Dragon lately? Just sayin'.
   comment# 410   - Carlos · Brandon, MS · Mar 15, 2012 @ 2:35pm

umm it looks a lot like a crocodile to me .... lol
   comment# 411   - RYan · USA · Mar 16, 2012 @ 12:19am

It's clearly a marine mammoth. C'mon people..
   comment# 412   - Mike · USA · Mar 19, 2012 @ 7:38pm

This goes to Ben Jones... There are salt water crocodiles; And What I am going to say is that it is not a whale or a crocodile, but it looks a lot like a large bird such as an ostrich. Maybe someone dropped an ostrich off on an island because it wasn't wanted and died of starvation? - Halie
   comment# 413   - Halie Tiller · Stanton · Apr 17, 2012 @ 3:02pm

it's wonderful if they live now! so that's amazing to us and Dangerous to them! Special Thanks
   comment# 414   - Ho.Kurd · Iran · Jun 17, 2012 @ 11:12pm

whatever it is I would not want to come across another one alive.
   comment# 415   - tracy burton · whittier usa · Jun 23, 2012 @ 8:19pm

may be it is a member of crocodile family,, but when it saw by people, any how it got a fur of a mammel... it may b true because up to reaching the coast it got the fur
   comment# 416   - ravi dixit · gwalior, india · Jul 9, 2012 @ 4:31am

Complete and utter fake. All very explainable. Croc skull with whale spine and some animal fur for good measure. Come on guys, this is total flange!!!!
   comment# 417   - Adam F · Croydon · Jul 27, 2012 @ 6:33am

Looks like something from The Dark Crystal.
   comment# 418   - Lisa · US · Aug 6, 2012 @ 12:16pm

hmmm...what would be the comments of the evolutionist here aboout the picture???/.....
   comment# 419   - focasan christopher · baguio city philippines · Sep 8, 2012 @ 6:02am

It is probably real.Who is to say it's not?They also said that pot oil doesn't cure cancer.It does,but the three quaters of the world still use something that only adds to the illness's you have and kills you down the road.And yes when people are telling you the earth is over a millions years old read about theroy's.Theroy's are constantly being changed.Pot oil curing cancer is a fact.The only way a fact can be changed is through lies.
   comment# 420   - Bruce · Farmington Mo · Sep 17, 2012 @ 4:09pm

It's a decomposed alligator. Nothing fancy or special.
   comment# 421   - George · USA · Sep 18, 2012 @ 7:45am

That is cool, It was a live at one time. The unexplained I would say
   comment# 422   - marilyn · reedsville Wisconsin · Sep 18, 2012 @ 11:51am

maybe its man-bear-pig! I thought he was here in Colorado but maybe he made it to Russia.
   comment# 423   - msfit · colorado springs · Oct 12, 2012 @ 8:34am

Comment 274 is whats scary. Seriously, you need a 5th grader to tell you how gravity works? The Earth may spin fasterer but we can't mearsure that and if it did spin way faster then--guess what GRAVITY and the sheer SIZE of it would keep us on it. BTW, if the moon is getting farther away from us then tides would DECREASE. Dang, I sure hope that you're not older than ten, if you are, you seem to have missed out on a lot of your science classes...
   comment# 424   - SOMEONE EDUCATED · CA · Nov 4, 2012 @ 7:35pm

Has anyone thought of the various 'prehistoric' whales? The supposed ancestors of todays whales? The skeletons look very similar.
   comment# 425   - Seth · Seattle, WA · Nov 6, 2012 @ 8:19pm

i think its a bird like thing that the secreat services has tried to do expirements on i think its stupid that te countries are trying to make new species if god wanted the species we made he would put them on the earth
   comment# 426   - zackerysanford · texas · Nov 13, 2012 @ 8:08am

It just looks like a crocodile, or an alligator that is some how mutated.
   comment# 427   - bob · Houston Texas · Dec 1, 2012 @ 5:18am

Comment 274, I seriously hope you are not allowed to reproduce! It's a beluga whale skeleton google it! Why is everyone obsessed with pre-historic animals coming back? If there was a God he'd slap you for being thick!
   comment# 428   - Trev · Portsmouth, UK · Dec 6, 2012 @ 3:13am

http://paleo.cc/ce/plesio-russ.htm beluga whale skeleton 100,000 scientist vs. 3 16 bil wins period- when the science shows 6000 years it will be 3 to 100,000 until then shut up.
   comment# 429   - Jonas Schnapper · United States · Dec 12, 2012 @ 2:25am

after completely studying all the data (the pic's did throw me off with their remarkable resemblances),I can finally confirm it is NOT my mother-in-law.(SIGH)
   comment# 430   - laurie · anchorage, ak · Dec 12, 2012 @ 7:51pm

i looked at some skeleton pictures on google of sea creatures and that skeleton looks exacly like a dolphin's skeleton.The shape of the snout is similar..very similar and you can clearly see that the long tale on it looks like a dolphins tail.It was very easy for me to spot but if you tipe down ''a dolphins skeleton'' hopfuly you will be able to see it
   comment# 431   - Elcke Tonder · eastsussex-uk · Jan 9, 2013 @ 9:31am

or it might as well be some kind of whale or shark.
   comment# 432   - Elcke · eastsussex-uk · Jan 9, 2013 @ 9:36am

looks like the relative of a dolphin, look at the teeth and skeletal structure
   comment# 433   - Ben · United states · Jan 14, 2013 @ 7:16pm

its clearly a skeksis from the dark crystal movie!
   comment# 434   - tommy · bristol, uk · Jan 18, 2013 @ 3:03pm

you guys are fools. it is a beluga whale! look and compare the skeleton of that 'creature' and the beluga whale, they're alike!
   comment# 435   - ryan · indonesia · Feb 14, 2013 @ 6:41pm

http://www.scp-wiki.net/scp-682 Coincidence? I think not!
   comment# 436   - Caleb · N/A, United States · Feb 17, 2013 @ 1:19pm

What is that creature? It looks nothing like a buluga whale
   comment# 437   - Bob · utah · Feb 18, 2013 @ 11:53am

Well here we have total proof that the scp foundation exists suck that senseable people!
   comment# 438   - Jacob Hardy · takkahasee florida · Feb 23, 2013 @ 8:40pm

Oh my God….the Russkies killed Alf!
   comment# 439   - Fatty Cathy · Seattle, Washington · Mar 9, 2013 @ 5:51pm

After searching a while I found it does not look like an alligator skeleton but more like a whale! I am pretty much sure it is a beluga! Please look at this picture and compare: http://paleo.cc/ce/plesio-russ/belugaskull.jpg The long notch on the top of the scull, the little gap on the side of the top jaw... I am very much sure it is a beluga whales skeleton! :-) What some see as a beard or even fur is simply seaweed or rotten flesh...
   comment# 440   - Noel · Germany · Apr 6, 2013 @ 5:00am

its the kappa
   comment# 441   - Mu · sandy · Apr 7, 2013 @ 11:49pm

it's a beluga whale, i'm sure of it
   comment# 442   - khan altaf · hong kong, China · Apr 23, 2013 @ 2:33am

Mutated crocodile
   comment# 443   - Epicness · Toronto · May 10, 2013 @ 9:15am

It's big bird, the legs fell off.
   comment# 444   - Michael · Australia · Jun 2, 2013 @ 12:57am

its an upside down croc
   comment# 445   - jay paw · UK · Jun 3, 2013 @ 4:52pm

Citizens, you are all mistaken. this is SCP-682. It states that the creature was taken away for special services. These 'special servises' are the taking away from the foundation. see here; http://www.scp-wiki.net/scp-682
   comment# 446   - SCP Foundation · [classified] · Jul 1, 2013 @ 8:32am

This is S.C.P. 682, Classified info.
   comment# 447   - Buzkill · Classified · Jul 6, 2013 @ 8:46am

could it be the seedeater from the creepypasta. The head is very similar.
   comment# 448   - malignus · houston texas · Aug 3, 2013 @ 6:54pm

I agree, remember that TV show from the 80's Alf. Has anyone seen him lately. Looks like an old retired Alf to me !
   comment# 449   - Roger · Los Angela's · Sep 5, 2013 @ 7:55pm

It looks like a Frilled shark they have been pulling them up from time to time and they live at about 300 meters
   comment# 450   - TRom · lisle il · Sep 8, 2013 @ 6:16pm

It's a whale. No nostrils on the rostrum. Teeth, fur. Definitely a whale. Not that difficult to figure out :/
   comment# 451   - Vanaathiel · Canada · Oct 20, 2013 @ 12:32am

They used this picture for SCP 682. Look it up.
   comment# 452   - Jules · Auckland New Zealand · Nov 15, 2013 @ 2:33pm

shows the mystery of us not being alone.........
   comment# 453   - james dean sebastian · philippines · Dec 29, 2013 @ 10:39pm

it looks like a crocodile ... isn't it??
   comment# 454   - chona · Philippines · Jan 22, 2014 @ 8:09am

clearly a whale
   comment# 455   - mr · boston, USA · Jan 24, 2014 @ 8:42am

ITS THE SEED EATER GUYS FROM CREEPYPASTA
   comment# 456   - Madi · California · Feb 19, 2014 @ 11:21am

Its a dolphin.... For reference see dolphin skeleton in google
   comment# 457   - Tahir · Pakistan · Feb 20, 2014 @ 5:57am

looks like a part of a whale to me.
   comment# 458   - boo · canada · Mar 3, 2014 @ 6:07pm

how do you sugest cooking it
   comment# 459   - hungrymzn · usa · Mar 20, 2014 @ 9:06pm

The Missing Link... Isn't So Missing
   comment# 460   - 2Good4U · Australia · Apr 1, 2014 @ 7:46pm

ok that looks like a mosasaur, im 12 years old and i live in coldwater Michigan i go to legg middle school and im in 7th grade and i seriously think that thats a mosasaur, i asked all my teachers is this creature looked just like the mosasaur and they all said yes.
   comment# 461   - NathanHerendeen · Coldwater, MI · Apr 30, 2014 @ 2:03pm

Holly man thats SCP-682!
   comment# 462   - Mateila123 · Romania suceava · May 1, 2014 @ 7:46am

THIS IS ACTUALLY ONE OF THE SCP EXPERIMENTS
   comment# 463   - UNCOVER · JACKSONVILLE NC · May 7, 2014 @ 5:28am

O_O Does it occur to anyone else that this is probably what the "SCP Foundation" means as SCP-682? AKA Hard to destroy reptile... Here's the link: http://www.scp-wiki.net/scp-682
   comment# 464   - uhh, guys? · New York, USA · May 7, 2014 @ 5:23pm

This creature is a simple pygmy Basilosaurus with slight evolution of fur to keep it warm in the depths of Russian waters.
   comment# 465   - Austin Rogers · PLACERVILLE · Aug 22, 2014 @ 8:49pm

Hmm... the best way to identify this creature, take it's dentals out and examine them, and cross referece the teeth with all known teeth... simple guys, stop trying to guess :) actually calculate..
   comment# 466   - Darrel R Killion · Yakima · Oct 13, 2014 @ 11:11pm
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