55-Foot Sea Monster

So sea monsters really exist? A 55 feet long, 4.5 tons sea creature has washed up on a beach in Guangdong, China. It's already decaying so it cannot be positively identified. It is tangled in ropes that it is theorized to be caught by fishermen but let it go due to its size.

According to marine biologists, it is a balaenopterid based on its throat grooves. And because it really doesn't look like 55 feet in pictures, Scott Baker (Oregon State University Marine Mammal Institute) says it could be like one of the Bryde's whales.

Check out the sea monster's picture here.

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