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Terrement Supporting Member of TMP12 May 2017 5:14 a.m. PST

It's a landmass higher than sea level surrounded by water. But never mind that.

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Personal logo Cacique Caribe Supporting Member of TMP12 May 2017 5:43 a.m. PST

Whale fat blobs are pretty common in photos of "sea monsters".

That's probably what this is … unless it suddenly starts devouring researchers and spectators. Then it might be something else. :)

Dan

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Hafen von Schlockenberg Supporting Member of TMP12 May 2017 6:17 a.m. PST

So that's where he ended up. . .

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freerangeegg12 May 2017 8:42 a.m. PST

it could be Jabba, though wait, wasn't that long,long ago In a galaxy far far away?

zoneofcontrol Inactive Member12 May 2017 11:30 a.m. PST

Michael Moore?

goragrad12 May 2017 12:54 p.m. PST

It ain't pretty when the girdle fails…

Personal logo StoneMtnMinis Supporting Member of TMP12 May 2017 3:31 p.m. PST

zoneofcontrol for the win! thumbs up

Streitax Inactive Member12 May 2017 5:32 p.m. PST

Definitely ZOC!

Personal logo Cacique Caribe Supporting Member of TMP13 May 2017 3:38 a.m. PST

Zone wins, absolutely!

Dan

Ed Mohrmann Supporting Member of TMP13 May 2017 6:35 a.m. PST

Nope, can't be Moore. Too clean-looking…

Ron W DuBray Inactive Member15 May 2017 2:57 p.m. PST

It's a Blue Whale. not even hard to ID anyone who has read a book on whaling history with photos of dead whales and their bones could have ID this whale in seconds, let alone seen a photo of a live one.

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Terrement Supporting Member of TMP16 May 2017 11:11 a.m. PST

I don't doubt it but I really don't see the pic as the live one and the pic of the dead one to be an easy match

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I mean, looking at the dead pic, what am I seeing that looks like the live one? What part is sticking out front that looks sort of rectangular with a domed top? The motor?

Personal logo Bowman Supporting Member of TMP25 May 2017 8:40 a.m. PST

It was a heavily decomposed whale carcass.

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