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Locals bewildered as mysterious 15-meter giant sea creature washes up on beach

Locals bewildered as mysterious 15-meter giant sea creature washes up on beach

- A giant 15-meter mysterious sea creature as washed up ashore in Indonesia

- Locals could not immediately identify it

- It is believed the creature has been dead for at least three days

Incredible pictures have surfaced online showing a giant 15-meter-long mysterious creature on a remote Indonesian beach.

According to local reports, the carcass washed up on the northern shore of Seram Island in Maluku province.

A local resident, 37-year-old Asrul Tuanakota, is said to have discovered it on the night of Tuesday, May 9.

Locals bewildered as mysterious 15-meter giant sea creature washes up on beach

Locals discovered the creature on May 9

Tuanakota said in an interview that he initially thought the creature was a boat that might have got stranded along the shore.

The bloated mass, which measured several meters wide, appeared to be rotting and was emitting a red liquid substance that contaminated the sea water.

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Locals bewildered as mysterious 15-meter giant sea creature washes up on beach

The carcass appeared to be rotting

The bewildered locals believe the decaying carcass may have been a giant squid or a whale.

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A similarly large carcass was found in the Philippines earlier this year. It was eventually identified as a whale whose decay had distorted its appearance.

Locals bewildered as mysterious 15-meter giant sea creature washes up on beach

Locals speculate it might have been a whale or a giant squid

The locals have appealed to the government to help remove the creature. Watch it in the video below.

Watch this video below of a Lagos school surrounded by snakes:

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