'Unknown Animal' Measuring 13 Feet Long Baffles Authorities on Bonfil Beach
Ben Hooper - UPI
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March 11, 2016

This "unknown animal" washed up this week on Bonfil Beach in Acapulco, Mexico. (Acapulco News)

Update: Mystery of the Mexican 'Sea Monster' Explained: Expert Says It's Part of a Whale's Head (Yahoo! News)

Officials and residents in Acapulco, Mexico, said they are perplexed by the large carcass of a mysterious sea creature that washed up on shore.

Civil Protection and Fire Acapulco posted a video to Facebook showing the 13-foot-long deflated carcass that washed up on Bonfil Beach this week. The post described the creature, which a resident pokes with a stick in the video, as an "unknown animal."

Sabas de la Rosa Camacho told Daily 24 Hours the animal could be "a squid or a whale" and those who have examined the creature said it appears to have bones.

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