A Real ‘What Is It?’

image Stephen Wagner, over at About.com's Paranormal Phenomena Blog, reports that this picture of a very weird looking creature has been circulating via email. So is the creature real, or is it photoshopped? After some research, Stephen discovered that the creature is real. It's a deep-sea creature known as the Longnosed Chimera.


Posted on Fri Jul 02, 2004


interesting...interesting.. chimera, eh? hmm.. maybe this means that there are other rare undersea animals..
Posted by Jenny  in  Wisconsin  on  Sat Jul 03, 2004  at  01:02 PM
it's kind of cute! if it lives in the bottom of the sea, what's it doing on the tile of some guy's floor?
Posted by john  in  NH  on  Sat Jul 03, 2004  at  09:19 PM
It is a given that there should be more unknown life forms deeper into the ocean.
Posted by The Mexx  on  Sun Jul 04, 2004  at  08:38 PM
Fascinating. You just know someone is going to seize on this to "prove" that there's a breeding population of dinosaurs in Scotland.
Posted by Czar Chasm  on  Tue Jul 06, 2004  at  01:18 PM
it's obviously a longnosed chimera. no wait! now I see: it's a cross between a pteranodon and a herring. (you have to look close, it's easy to confuse it with a longnosed chimera.)
Posted by parazyte  on  Tue Jul 13, 2004  at  09:00 AM
question looks like......a pile of crap.
Posted by troubledexperiment001  on  Sat Oct 02, 2004  at  06:50 PM
what is it it lookes wired
Posted by gemma  in  canterbury  on  Sun Dec 09, 2007  at  04:09 AM
it's a long-nosed chimera, no doubt about it.
Posted by king  in  moraga,CA  on  Thu May 22, 2008  at  08:32 PM
there dead now there ancient fish that have been washed up on shore from the tsunami realitives of sharks
Posted by bob  in  67 bibibgoo ln  on  Wed Jun 25, 2008  at  05:13 PM
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