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Britt Griswold <[log in to unmask]>
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Fri, 8 Sep 2006 14:52:17 -0400
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There are some alternate photos (too small) here: Bottom of the page.

I think the claim of hair is a bit suspect; the
decomposition is advanced. That stringy stuff
could be anything.

It is definitely whale-like. The teeth are either
very worn down or very unusual.

Check this out too:

This one is interesting also:

Cryptozoology is soo much fun!


>Wow Karl,
>At first I thought it was a Sei whale, but the
>tail doesn't look right. Maybe it's a dragon?
>Karl Gehrman <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>Ok I know this is on topic but I just had to see
>if one of you has any idea what the creature
>pictured at this link is ?
>I think there a few skull collectors on the list a maybe a taxidermist.
>At first I thought it was a porpoise of some kind.
>But the tail end is all wrong.
>But look at those teeth, they look flat like plant eaters!
>It does not seem to be fake, but the “hide” could be covering something.
>Any ideas?

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