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Here's the 14-foot 'sea serpent' that washed up in California

No biggie.


THIS 14-FOOT monstrosity washed up on a California beach over the weekend, prompting (we imagine) terror and fears for the future of humanity.

However, it’s actually a rare ‘snakelike oarfish’. The beasts can grow up to 50 – yes, fifty – feet long and are usually found in deep water.

It’s thought they are likely to be responsible for ‘sea serpent’ legends throughout history.

Police in Oceanside, San Diego contacted the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, who had to cut the body up into sections for later study.

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