Update: On May 12, reports of another mysterious carcass washing up on a beach on the Indonesian Island of Seram emerged, drawing attention from locals and online. A dramatic video shows the bloody carcass in shallow water.
A spokesman for the country's Ministry of Marine Affairs and Fisheries (KKP) told reporters that researchers will take samples from the animal to identify its species, but its size suggests it is a whale.
In late February, a mysterious, hairy-looking "blob" washed up on a beach. (And no, that's not the start of a bad joke.)
Pictures recently taken in the Philippines show an animal-like object roughly 20 feet long, and weighing over 4,000 pounds. At first glance, the strange object looks to be