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Sea Serpent!: Rare Giant Oarfish Washes Up In California

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Dammit dog, what part of 'Cheese!' don't you understand?

This is the 5.5-meter (~18-foot) giant oarfish a snorkeler spotted just offshore Catalina Island in California. It was dead. Giant Oarfish normally frequent depths as deep as a kilometer (~2/3 of a mile) and are only seen near the surface when sick and dying. Apparently a lot of sea monster tales are the result of oarfish. So -- you think oarfish are the real mermaids? Because that would suck. They don't even have boobs. Unless that's what the two guys in the red shorts near the head are holding, in which case, still, no thanks. "But they ARE smiling." I don't care, I wouldn't poke those tits with an elbow.

Thanks to Dave S and becca, who heard the Kraken story was actually started by a bunch of pirates who got drunk and were too embarrassed to admit they crashed their ship on a reef while joyriding.

There are Comments.
  • Guest

    Uncle Silver? (;A;)

  • Blackstar

    I always wondered where my condoms'd wash up after flushing them down the toilet.

  • RATBURL

    They should have it stuffed and send it to Washington so Congress can see what happens when your dead in the water.

  • Kaizer Chief

    No. A kilometre is closer to 2/3 of a mile.

  • Kaizer Chief

    Much better ;)

  • ERMAGHERD, firstarded

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