I'm with Jeremy on this one. It's a skeksis alright (or a mystic)
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Sent: Friday, September 08, 2006 3:02 PM
Subject: Re: [SCIART] TAN: X Creature

I found out what it is!  I knew this thing looked familiar!

It's a skeksis!

Here's a picture:

On 9/8/06, Britt Griswold <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
There are some alternate photos (too small) here:
http://www.boingboing.net/ 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:
< http://www.news.com.au/dailytelegraph/story/0,22049,20372915-5006003,00.html>

This one is interesting also:
<http://www.gateway2russia.com/st/art_151306.php >

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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