It came from the depths of the ocean and has since mystified onlookers: the decaying, truck-size body of a hairy sea monster.
What it is, no one can yet say. But the beast, which washed ashore on a beach in the Philippine province of Oriental Mindoro on May 11, is likely the remains of a whale, fishery law enforcement officer Vox Krusada told The Sun. However, DNA testing is needed to pinpoint the exact species, Krusada said. [13 Bizarre Things That Washed Up on Beaches]
Until the species is officially identified, people are calling the 20-foot-long (6 meters), grayish and white carcass the “globster.” And, like any rotting corpse, it smells terrible.