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The Society for Indecency to Naked Animals, 1959
Jennifer Love Hewitt's Disappearing Breasts
Stotham, Massachusetts: the town that didn't exist, 1920
Pierre Brassau, Monkey Artist, 1964
Cat that walked 3000 miles to find its owners, 1951
The Nazi Air Marker Hoax, 1942
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A Real ‘What Is It?’
image Stephen Wagner, over at'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.
Categories: Animals
Posted by The Curator on Sat Jul 03, 2004
Comments (9)
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  04:02 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  Sun Jul 04, 2004  at  12:19 AM
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  11:38 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  04:18 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  12:00 PM
question looks like......a pile of crap.
Posted by troubledexperiment001  on  Sat Oct 02, 2004  at  09:50 PM
what is it it lookes wired
Posted by gemma  in  canterbury  on  Sun Dec 09, 2007  at  07:09 AM
it's a long-nosed chimera, no doubt about it.
Posted by king  in  moraga,CA  on  Thu May 22, 2008  at  11:32 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  08:13 PM
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