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Mystery as skeleton of ‘bizarre’ animal is found on Google Maps in Antarctica after ice melted

Mystery as skeleton of ‘bizarre’ animal is found on Google Maps in Antarctica after ice melted

A BONKERS conspiracy theorist claims to have found the skeleton of a “mysterious” creature on Google Earth.

In a bizarre video posted this week, YouTuber MrMBB333 said the remains in a remote region of Antarctica may have belonged to a prehistoric beast.

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A conspiracy theorist claims to have found the skeleton of a ‘mysterious’ creature on Google Earth[/caption]

The discovery, apparently roughly 50 miles inland from the Antarctic coast, was sent to the internet star by a follower.

“What you’re about to see here is intact, very large skeletal remains,” MrMBB333 says in the clip, which has amassed 40,000 views since Tuesday.

“Just a rough guess, I would guess this is somewhere in the region of 12-20ft.

“It’s intact. I don’t know if this recently thawed and this has been frozen for thousands of years or if this is something new.

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The remains appear to have once belonged to a humble seal[/caption]

“If it is something new, how did it get here?”

During the video, MrMBB333 zooms in on the skeleton to highlight the creature’s front and rear limbs, claiming it could be a dinosaur.

“It could be a lot of different things,” he said.

Despite his assertion that the bones are “mysterious”, viewers came to a more plausible conclusion.

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YouTuber MrMBB333 said the remains in a remote region of Antarctica may have belonged to a prehistoric beast[/caption]

Based on their shape, they appear to have once belonged to a seal of some kind. The remains look similar to those of seal remains on Google Images.

Multiple commenters came to this conclusion and posted their theory in the comment section under the video.

“It looks to me to be skeletal remains of a seal and what looks like hands fingers and feet and toes is what’s hidden in it’s webbing,” one said.

Another commented: “Google search for images of seal skeleton shows a pretty good match.”

Google Earth – the key facts

Here’s what you need to know…

  • Google Earth is a computer program that provides detailed views of Earth
  • It renders a 3D representation of Earth, largely based on satellite imagery
  • The app first launched on June 11, 2001
  • This allows users to see cities and landscapes from different angles
  • The app is available on computers and mobile devices
  • According to Google, the Earth program covers more than 98% of the world
  • Google also claims to have captured more than 10million miles of Street View imagery

However, others suggested the remains were a little suspicious.

“Seals don’t have back legs,” one commenter wrote. “It’s almost as if it was planted there.”

Another said: “It looks like an alligator skeleton, definitely some type of reptile that walks on land.”

Conspiracy theorists have long claimed that Antarctica is full of unexplained phenomena that may have links to ancient aliens.

However, most “discoveries” made by Google Earth dwellers can be explained by unusual shapes in the ice, or other natural phenomena.

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