May 13, 2017, 0:45
Whatever it is, residents understandably want the mysterious creature removed from their beach and have asked local authorities to help them dispose of the decaying ocean dweller.
Mysterious sightings have also been seen near New Zealand.
Investigators found that the creature was dead for at least three days before it arrived on the shore and its blood had turned the surrounding water red, the Jakarta Globe reported.
An analysis of the images concluded that the find was actually the remains of a basking shark.
Some believe the creature is a giant squid.
Local fire chief Sabas de la Rosa Camacho said the creature could either be a giant squid or a whale.
Someone then corrects the man, telling him that the creature is 15 meters, or around 50 feet.
The rotting remains of a mystery sea creature have washed up on a remote Indonesian beach.
HuffPost has reached out to several marine experts for their take. "Most likely, the animal was brought by the warm current". "I can confidently say that this is some kind of a dolphin".
A local mistook the giant creature for a stranded boat. It was eventually identified as a whale whose decay had distorted its appearance.
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