Category: Nature

Is That a Ghost? Nope, It’s a Weather Phenomenon

Is That a Ghost? Nope, It’s a Weather Phenomenon

Via NBC News VIDEO What some people claim is an apparition is actually a Brocken Spectre, a weather phenomenon which dates back to Germany’s Harz Mountains….

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‘Vampire’ deer spotted in Afghanistan

‘Vampire’ deer spotted in Afghanistan

Via Daily Mail Hallowe’en may have passed for another year, but deer with vampire-like fangs are still haunting the hills of Afghanistan. It is the first time that rare fanged Kashmir musk deer has been spotted in over 60 years. Despite their ghoulish appearance, the endangered male creatures use their fangs during mating season to seduce females and fend off love […]

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Fisherman catches bizarre tuna with a horn protruding from its head

Fisherman catches bizarre tuna with a horn protruding from its head

Via Daily Mail Veteran fisherman Kim Haskell has been fishing all his life, but had never seen anything like the catch he and his family snagged while out fishing past the Great Barrier Reef. Kim, 64, a fruit grower from Bloomfield, Queensland was on a fishing trip with his brother Jamie and nephew Christopher near Osprey Reef in the Coral Sea, […]

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‘Alien’ sea creature with 100 arms found by fisherman

‘Alien’ sea creature with 100 arms found by fisherman

By David Raven/Mirror The unknown species resembles an octopus but appears to have up to 100 moving tentacle-like arms.   This bizarre-looking ‘alien’ creature was caught by a deep sea fisherman in Singapore. Ong Han Boon, 54, was at his favourite fishing spot on the island of Sentosa where he cast his line with the hope of catching a fresh […]

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The Green alien eggs first found on Dee Why Beach in September are back

The Green alien eggs first found on Dee Why Beach in September are back

Via Daily Telegraph The spherical, green algae balls first washed up in their thousands last month, with experts saying they appeared to be living green algae that formed in spheres or filament-like algae that was rolled into balls by the movement of the waves……

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‘UFOs’ on Sydney beach

‘UFOs’ on Sydney beach

By Sean Berry/AUNewsYahoo The sands of Dee Why beach, north of Sydney, have been transformed into something of a bizarre landscape, covered in green alien balls. The UFO’s – or unidentified floating objects – washed up along the shore leaving locals to ponder what they may be. Thousands of these balls appeared overnight. They are spheres of around six centimetres across. Professor […]

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Mystery glow over the Pacific Ocean

Mystery glow over the Pacific Ocean

Via Daily Mail A pilot and his co-pilot have spotted a mysterious orange and red glow over the Pacific Ocean. The strange lights were spotted south of the Russian peninsula Kamchatka during the flight of a Boeing 747-8 from Hong Kong to Anchorage, Alaska. And while no explanation has yet been given, it’s thought that they may have originated from the […]

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Mysterious, unidentified red blob washes up on Australian beach

Mysterious, unidentified red blob washes up on Australian beach

Via Sunshine Coast Daily  Marine experts are slightly scratching their heads over a ‘mysterious blob’ that washed up on Mudjimba Beach earlier today but they think they may have identified it. A spokeswoman for Queensland Museum said marine experts had taken a look at photos of the blob and said it was difficult to tell without examining it however they […]

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2-headed dolphin washes ashore in Turkey

2-headed dolphin washes ashore in Turkey

Via Daily Mail The body of a two-headed dolphin has washed up on a beach in Turkey this week.  The conjoined corpse was seen floating onto the shore in Izmir on Turkey’s west coast on Monday by sports teacher Tugrul Metin. The dead dolphin was believed to be a one-year-old calf measuring just 3.2ft in length……

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Monster jellyfish poses tentacle mystery

Monster jellyfish poses tentacle mystery

Via News.com.au A giant and extremely venomous jellyfish found off West Australia’s north-west coast has researchers stumped because it appears to have no tentacles. The Keesingia gigas is one of two new species of irukandji jellyfish recently discovered by Marine Stinger Advisory Services director Lisa-Ann Gershwin. While irukandji jellyfish are normally only the size of a pinky fingernail, the Keesingia gigas species […]

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