A person was left stumped after he got here throughout an odd inexperienced, fluorescent object on the sand, pondering it to be some form of an extra-terrestrial animal. 33-year-old Mike Arnott was taking a stroll alongside Portobello Beach in Edinburgh on Monday when he stumbled upon the unusual creature, the Independent reported. The beachgoer first assumed that it was a moss-covered pinecone, however later he discovered the creature “alive”.
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“I saw this fluorescent green thing with weird needles – I had no idea what it was. The bright green and gold colours drew me straight to it. I flipped it over and saw it had lots of tiny legs – I had never seen anything like it. It being an alien definitely crossed my mind – or I thought it might be something from way out in the deep sea,” Mr Arnott told Edinburgh Live.
However, Pete Haskell from the Scottish Wildlife Trust dismissed his speculations and recognized the animal as a sea mouse, a kind of worm.
“It looks a bit strange being out of the water, but it’s a type of marine bristle worm that’s found all around the UK coast,” Mr Haskell stated.
The worm regarded uncommon and completely different from different marine animals due to its shimmering inexperienced and gold bristles. The bristles may flash inexperienced, blue or pink, to warn off predators. They can develop as much as 30cm in size and feed on small crabs and hermit crabs and different worms.
A number of days again, a photograph of a mysterious sea creature lying ashore on a beach in Ireland additionally left the web stumped. Many customers stated that the creature has pig-like options, whereas others thought that it resembles a “beheaded seal”.
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