Swim At Your Own Risk: "Sea Monster" Closes Beach

Monday, January 16, 2006

"Sea Monster" Closes Beach

A strange, jelly-like creature with tentacles and a really bad smell was discovered at an Australian beach on Saturday. The beach was closed for most of the day until they could figure out if the thing was dangerous or not. Turns out the mysterious "sea monster" was actually just a cunjevoi (a common sea-squirt) with seaweed stuck to it.

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