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What The Hell Is This Sea Monster?

And how long until it kills us all?

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Someone in New Jersey caught this horrifying creature while fishing.

The only consolation is that it's dead.
Via reddit.com

The only consolation is that it's dead.

OK, what is it?

The leading theory is that it's a really big sea lamprey, a horrifying parasitic creature that's scary even when it's not enormous. But some aren't convinced: given the limited scope of the photo, it's impossible to be sure just what that New Jerseyan speared.

No, but seriously, what is it?

  1. Put on your cryptozoologist hat and pick from the following.

    Correct
    Incorrect
    A sea lamprey.

    The most obvious explanation is usually the right one.

    Correct
    Incorrect
    A really ugly eel.

    With a face only a mama eel could love.

    Correct
    Incorrect
    A raccoon.

    Isn't that what they said the Montauk Monster was?

    Correct
    Incorrect
    A movie prop.

    Very realistic!

    Correct
    Incorrect
    A hoax.

    Good effort, though.

    Correct
    Incorrect
    An actual monster.

    Come on, have you seen that thing?

    Correct!
    Wrong!

    IT'S A MONSTER.

    RUN. SAVE YOURSELVES.

    IT'S A MONSTER.
 
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