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'Dead alien' found in Siberia: Video

Conspiracy theories have been sparked after a local man filmed what is claimed to be the body of a dead extraterrestrial.

A VIDEO FILMED near in a snow-covered Siberian town has gone viral, with some viewers claiming it holds proof of alien life on Earth – and others dismissing it as an elaborate hoax.

The video was filmed near the town of Irkutsk by a two local men, one of whom – through a barrage of expletives - claims that his dog came across the body.

The footage shows a small body of a creature with a large, hairless head and big eyes seen lying in the snow beside a fallen tree branch. One of its legs is missing.

The ‘sighting’ has sparked a resurgence of conspiracy theories related to the area, which is the scene of many alleged UFO sightings.