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Old 07-31-2008, 09:45 PM
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What in the world is this thing ? http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,395294,00.html
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In my opinion it looks like a Pig body, a dogs head with a bird beak, but with dog teeth.

But whoever posted the article at the FOX News website site said this:

"Speculation immediately arose that it might be a hitherto unknown marine mammal, a sea turtle without its shell, an artful Photoshop creation or — cue the " X-Files" theme — an escaped experiment from the government animal-disease research facility on Plum Island, just offshore from Montauk."
Old 07-31-2008, 10:33 PM
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Hard to tell how big it is, but it looks to be a dog or a coon. Water and sand will strip a body of hair like that, and the "beak" looks like a skull and jaw to me.
Old 07-31-2008, 11:57 PM
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It's part of a viral marketing campaign.
Old 08-01-2008, 12:28 AM
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It's part of a viral marketing campaign.
Wouldn't surprise me at all if that were the case.
Old 08-01-2008, 12:41 AM
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ORIGINAL: sheograth

It's part of a viral marketing campaign.
Wouldn't surprise me at all if that were the case.
to me it almost looks fake[&:], like where do you ever see somethin like that[&:]
Old 08-01-2008, 01:32 AM
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You see stuff like that outside of the city, where there are more dead animals than just squirrels

"The animal looks like a bloated, hairless dog, except that it's got an eagle-like beak, a prominent brow ridge and a curiously elongated front paw."

Bloated and hairless because it was in water, thats totally normal.
Eagle like beak which I think is skull and jaw, just look at the teeth.
Prominent brow ridge because its messing its snout.
Curiously elongated front paw - I would say thats a defect in the animal, not a trait of its species.

That just leaves dog.
Old 08-01-2008, 02:12 AM
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So either a seriously deformed dog at birth/during life, or some kind of experiment with a dog based DNA?
Old 08-01-2008, 05:10 AM
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or a nuclear mutation
Old 08-01-2008, 07:57 AM
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I'm with dsales
Old 08-01-2008, 08:17 AM
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ORIGINAL: dsales

or a nuclear mutation
Its like that viral marketing thing with the cell phones poping popcorn,

its a photoshop job, or just some rotting corpse
Old 08-01-2008, 09:33 AM
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This is a stupid thread. LOL It is fake....ether a dead corps, or a good photo-shop job.
Old 08-01-2008, 01:00 PM
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It certainly is an interesting topic - one of the hottest on the net right now.




From what I have read, there are multiple witnesses and many pictures of the thing. I am inclined to dismiss the theory of it being some known animal that is disfigured from decay - notice how the top 'beak' seems perfectly formed to fit the lower jaw. If this were a disfigurement I don't think the top would form so well with the lower jaw. The viral campain seems to be the most logical, but that would mean an awful lot of people is in on what was going on. And there hasn't been anyone come forward with that information. If you are going to keep something a secret you want as few people as possible to have the real scoop. So I would say the jury is still out on the viral campain. The Plum Island take is right out of Dr Moreau - that a company which researches animal diseases would be investigating genetic anomolies with live creatures is far fetched.

Ockham's Razor dictates that the simplest explanation is usually the correct one. In this case, some really good photoshoping and a bunch of people jumping on the "I saw that thing" bandwagon would go a long ways to explain it. I wonder how long it will be before someone comes forward and says it originated at Skinwalker Ranch?
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Well what ever it is, it sure does look stupid.......I still think it is a really good photo-shop job.
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Viral Marketing
http://capturethebeast.blogspot.com/
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my vote is something somebody made up and dumped in the ocean, hoping it would
wash up on some beach and people would see it.

either an elaborate hoax or a scheme to make money, like viral marketing which has been said.
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Old 08-01-2008, 07:42 PM
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Looking at the second pic I would say its a pitbull that was fought, had the front of its face ripped off, died, and was dumped in the ocean. You can clearly see it used to be furry and just look at those ears.

Here's a pic of a pitbull skull. Check out the nose and lower canines.

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^^^^^^^^^^ No doubt they are very simaliar.^^^^^^
Old 08-02-2008, 12:14 PM
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Like I said before, it is a fake.
Old 08-03-2008, 02:59 AM
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I heard on a local channel here it could be a sea turtle out of its shell.... [sm=50_50.gif] [sm=50_50.gif]
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I heard on a local channel here it could be a sea turtle out of its shell.... [sm=50_50.gif] [sm=50_50.gif]
I dont get how that could be the case.... Turtles backbones are on the shell.
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if it IS photoshop its damn good.

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