February 20, 2024
A strange-looking creature sparks the web's imagination

A strange-looking creature sparks the web’s imagination

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10/14/2021 19h58update in 10/14/2021 19h58

Pictures of a pink, transparent-looking creature are circulating on social networks and have sparked the imagination of Internet users, who came to classify the specimen as an alien. Similar to a jellyfish, the animal is found on the sandy strip of beach at Urangan Beach in Queensland, Australia.

The first record of the discovery asked if “that strange bubble” was a “dangerous rockfish”. species (Synanceia verrucosa) Considered one of the most poisonous fish in the world, it is capable of causing cardiac arrest and muscle paralysis, which can lead to the death of an adult in less than an hour.

The sensations were the most diverse, including jellyfish and even gray amber – A substance produced in the intestines of sperm whales is considered a rare and valuable raw material for the perfume industry. “If it’s amber, it’s worth a lot of money, and it’s worth exploring,” one netizen recommended.

According to National Geographic, the strange creature will be slugs – small marine animals belonging to the family of gastropods mollusks, popularly called sea slugs. They live at the bottom of the oceans and have gelatinous bodies, and more than 2,000 species have already been reported.