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Mysterious Sea Creature Finally Identified

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June 19, 2014
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For two years, scientists have been trying to determine the species of a mysterious sea creature in the Gulf of Mexico. Video provided by Newsy


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Buzz60 (May 10, 2012) — Footage of a mysterious sea-creature is going viral. It's unclear where the footage was taken, but it's time-stamped April 2012. There's a lot of speculation as to what the creature actually is, with some guessing it's a rare jellyfish called the Deepstaria enigmata. Patrick Jones says it's gross.
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GPS Tracker to Help Endangered Tortoise

GPS Tracker to Help Endangered Tortoise

Reuters (Mar. 4, 2012) — An Italian computer scientist worried by the dwindling numbers of local tortoise, the Testudo hermanni, has invented a small monitoring device that can be strapped onto the creature's back. Linked to a GPS system, the unique movements made by the creature while giving birth could be reported via the device in real-time to enable nearby conservationists to save the eggs from hungry predators.
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Eel Populations Slipping as Demand for the Delicacy Grows

Eel Populations Slipping as Demand for the Delicacy Grows

AFP (May 9, 2013) — Eel is an international culinary sensation, but numbers of the precious fish are shrinking even as worldwide demand explodes. In New York, researchers are seeking to understand more about the life cycle of this mysterious creature, hoping to thwart their disappearance before it's too late.
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Bizarre 'Sea Monster' Washes Up on Spanish Shore

Bizarre 'Sea Monster' Washes Up on Spanish Shore

Newsy (Aug. 22, 2013) — Spanish authorities are trying to identify the mysterious 13-foot white, horned marine creature that washed up on a Spanish beach.
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